During the late 1800s, the dumping of Chicago's industrial waste into the Chicago River caused significant downstream pollution of Lake Michigan, the source of Chicago's drinking water. In response to a series of epidemics linked to polluted drinking water, the City of Chicago did which of the following?
A. Built an underground tunnel to take the Chicago River water several miles out into Lake Michigan.
B. Reversed the flow of the Chicago river and directed it towards St. Louis and the Mississippi River.
C. Redirected the river through a series of linked constructed marshes and open water-treatment areas to Lake Michigan several miles south of the city.
How well do you know the Chicago-area architecture?
Please name these buildings:
A. A nine-sided, domed steel structure, this place of worship is clad in white quartz-embedded precast concrete, and is located just north of Chicago.
B. Now called the Willis Tower, this very tall downtown Chicago building was originally called what?
C. What gothic-revival building was the winner of a famous 1922 competition?
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