Site of the Great Chicago Fire

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558 W. DeKoven St., Chicago IL 60607

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The site of Mr. and Mrs. O’Leary’s former property and the alleged starting point of the Chicago fire is now occupied by the Robert J. Quinn Fire Academy. One can still view the “Pillar of Fire,” a bronze sculpture by Egon Weiner commemorating the event outside the fire academy.

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