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Videos tagged 'did u know'

Did U Know? Chicago Picasso

Posted on October 8, 2013

The Chicago Picasso…what is it? While we may never know for sure, Chris DeRose has the scoop on how the iconic sculpture came to be in downtown Chicago.

Did U Know? Clarke House

Posted on October 1, 2013

Built way back in 1836, the Clarke House is the oldest house in Chicago city limits. Chris DeRose gets a look inside this intriguing time capsule.

Did U Know? Glessner House

Posted on September 24, 2013

Built in 1887, Glessner House still sits on historic South Prairie Ave. in the South Loop. Today, the mansion is a museum encapsulating life during the 19th century.

Did U Know? University of Notre Dame

Posted on September 16, 2013

What does “The Fighting Irish” really mean? Chris DeRose has your history lesson on University of Notre Dame, famous for its school, football team and stadium.

Did U Know? Chicago Cardinals

Posted on August 27, 2013

Though everyone knows the Chicago Bears as the Windy City’s hometown football team, few have heard of the Chicago Cardinals—Chris DeRose explains why!

Did U Know? Wingfoot Air Express

Posted on August 13, 2013

A little known Chicago disaster, the Wingfoot Air Express blimp met calamity on the day of its maiden voyage, crashing into the most densely populated area in the city.

Did U Know? Playboy Mansion

Posted on July 30, 2013

Chris DeRose hangs with former “Playboy” playmate Candace Jordan for a look back at the original Playboy Mansion, located right here in Chicago!

Did U Know? Stephen A. Douglas

Posted on July 16, 2013

One of the most famous Illinois politicians of the 19th century, Stephen A. Douglas spearheaded sweeping U.S. legislation and was Abraham Lincoln’s rival.

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