The most iconic sports clubs in Chicago

Chicago is the capital of American sports. As one of the largest cities in the country, it has a concentration of teams and fan-base with very little competition in comparison – both in quality and scale.

 

Chicago is home to some of the most famous sports clubs in the US. Here we are going to take a look at just a few of those that are actually competing in the major league. 

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Moving budget and moving company expenses

Removal is a costly process that requires careful planning and organizing. When it comes to tracking your savings and expenses prior, during and after removal, all experts agree that it is necessary to create a moving budget. In fact, it is the very first task when removal process is concerned. You need to know how much money you are willing to spend on removal, how much money you have and also prepare for emergency or additional costs and fees. But, why exactly creating a moving budget is relevant?

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Some of the best examples of modernistic public art in Chicago

Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States and a major center of culture, commerce and by the by, the American way of life. In addition to everything else, Chicago is also a very notable tourist destination for people from all over the country, as well as foreigners. And, oh God, there is quite a lot that a person can see while visiting this beautiful city in the magnificent state of Illinois.

Our list

Public art is an integral part of urban culture and Chicago contains some pretty notable examples of this particular form. Let us have a look at some of the most substantial among those.

·         Four Seasons

 

Marc Chagall is among the most influential artists of the 20th century and among the Founding Fathers of Modernism. The fact that a city can afford to display a work of his as a street art speaks volumes about the culture and the aspirations of its residents in our opinion. The Four Seasons can be seen  in Chase Tower Plaza in the Loop district of Chicago. It is a mosaic protected with glass canopy (installed after the major renovation that it went through in 1994). Chagall completed it in 1974 and it was later given to the people of Chicago by   Frederick H. Prince – a famous stockbroker and financier who founded the Prince Charitable Trust.

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Fastest land vehicles made by man

Mankind has always been fascinated by speed. In fact at any given point in history, there is evidence that inventors have made attempts to achieve higher and higher velocities. This is why we decided to present to you some of the fastest land vehicles to be ever created.

 

TGV

 

 

An abbreviation from French Train à Grande Vitesse “High-Speed Train”, the TGV is an intercity rapid train which is managed by the French National Rail Company. It is recognised as the fastest wheeled train on the planet as it can reach speeds well above 500 kilometres per hour. In 2007, the TGV set a world speed record for travel on conventional rails by reaching a dazzling speed of 574.8 kilometres per hour between the stations of Champagne-Ardenne and Meuse. The train also holds the record for highest operational speeds in public train services as it maintains an average speed of 320 kilometres per hour due to security reasons.  

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The public parks of Wandsworth, their history and amenities

Wandsworth is one of the greenest boroughs of London. The territory of Wandsworth contains some of the best public parks and open green spaces in the capital at the present moment, namely:


  • Wandsworth Common

  • Battersea Park

  • Tooting Commons

Battersea Park, coming at a total territory of 83 hectares is the largest open green space in the borough at the present moment. As one can easily guess from its name, the park is right next to the residential and commercial district of Battersea and represents one of the best amenities in the area. One of the really cool things about the park is the fact that it is situated right on the River Thames, on its south bank. Straight on the other side of the river is Chelsea.

In the past the land that is now Battersea Park was occupied by extensive marshlands that were taken from the Thames when the work on the facility began in the middle of the 19th century. Before the completion of the construction, it was frequently used for market place. Furthermore, Battersea Fields as the place was then known, was one of the most popular spots for dueling in London. One of the most famous confrontations that took place here was between the Duke of Wellington and the Earl of Winchilsea, who met here on 21 March 1829 in order to settle a matter of honor. The duel is notable for the fact that both participants did not aim at their opponent when the time came for firing their pistols and later lengthy apologies were written from one party to the other and vice versa. It was quite a sensation in the press.

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