The Central Library will temporarily close to the public beginning Sunday, Jan. 22 for approximately two weeks. Holds will be available at the Curbside and Holds Pick Up Window. More information.

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When I was growing up in Chicago, in the late '50's-60's, I remember going to the library and then the adjacent Fire Station. (Michelle Obama later grew up in this neighborhood- South Shore.)
Brian, for you to research, what is on the site where the huge 19th Century Chicago Fire started? I find the answer very ironic.

Well, I know it's not Mrs. O'Leary's Creamery and Dairy! But a little research does reveal that's where the Chicago Fire Academy currently resides. Thanks for the great info WRT!

The Denver Firefighters Museum, 1326 Tremont Pl., has a Feb. exhibit on Denver Black Firefighters. See their website for more information on this and other upcoming exhibits.
Initial information came to me from a "Denver Post" article.

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