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Videos tagged 'did u know'

Did U Know? Lakeshore Drive Bridge

Posted on July 22, 2014

Chris DeRose shares the history of the Lakeshore Drive Bridge, a Chicago landmark built as a public works program during the Depression-era New Deal initiative.

Did U Know?: Harbor Lighthouse

Posted on July 15, 2014

Chris DeRose visited the lakefront to explain the history behind a famous feature many know little about: The Chicago Harbor Lighthouse.

Did U Know? Chicago Portage

Posted on June 24, 2014

Chris DeRose visits the Chicago Portage, home to the Illinois and Michigan Canal, which connects the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico via the Mississippi.

Did U Know? Village of Riverside

Posted on June 17, 2014

Featuring a gothic tower and a connection to New York City’s Central Park, Chris DeRose explores the charming and historic Village of Riverside.

Did U Know? The Alma Mater

Posted on June 10, 2014

Recently restored and returned to campus, the Alma Mater statue at University of Illinois has been welcoming students for generations.

Did U Know? The Aluminum Overcast

Posted on June 5, 2014

A restored WWII-era B-17 bomber, the Aluminum Overcast is a piece of living history. Chris DeRose goes on a mission aboard the gigantic flying fortress.

Did U Know? Wrigley Field’s Lights

Posted on May 20, 2014

While America’s ballparks have used electric lighting for night games since 1935, Wrigley Field was the last holdout—not illuminating the field until 1988!

Did U Know? Babe Ruth’s Called Shot

Posted on May 13, 2014

A legendary moment in baseball history, Chris DeRose speaks about Babe Ruth’s alleged “called shot” during the 1932 World Series.

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