The March Puzzler

North Michigan Avenue, north of the Chicago River, is one of the world’s renowned upscale shopping streets. But before the Michigan Avenue Bridge was built in 1920, it was known by a different name. Its name was changed to North Michigan when the bridge connected it with the part of Michigan Ave that lay to the south of the River.

The Michigan Avenue Bridge over the Chicago Ri...

Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to identify the street’s pre-1920 name.

Was North Michigan Avenue once named:

a. Streeter Boulevard?   b. Emerald Street?   c. McLean Avenue?   d. Pine Street?   e. First Avenue?

Enter your selection as a  Comment below. I’ll publish the solution in a couple of weeks.

Good Luck, Larry


About Chicago Stories

I'm a Chicagoan, have been for fifty years. I've had a consulting business in the city for thirty-eight years, working with many Chicago companies and organizations and others around the world. Before that, I worked the city's race relations agency for five years.I am a volunteer tour guide for Chicago's Greeter Program and introduce visitors from around the world to this beautiful city. I'm also a writer of several professional books as well as poetry, essays and fiction. The city has become my inspiration, education and entertainment. View all posts by Chicago Stories

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