Home WBEZ Chicago Curious City: These Buildings Made It Through The Fire But Didn’t Survive Chicago’s Development These buildings made it through the fire but didn’t survive Chicago’s development; A mansion, a bohemian club and a commercial building in the Loop all survived the Great Chicago Fire, but were ultimately torn down. Image Credit: Maggie Sivit / WBEZ Chicago

These buildings made it through the fire but didn’t survive Chicago’s development; A mansion, a bohemian club and a commercial building in the Loop all survived the Great Chicago Fire, but were ultimately torn down. Image Credit: Maggie Sivit / WBEZ Chicago

These buildings made it through the fire but didn’t survive Chicago’s development; A mansion, a bohemian club and a commercial building in the Loop all survived the Great Chicago Fire, but were ultimately torn down. Image Credit: Maggie Sivit / WBEZ Chicago