The Oriental Institute Features Fascinating Exhibits

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  Chicago is home to a world-renowned showcase for the art, history, and archaeology of the ancient Near East. It’s known as the Oriental Institute, and it opened to the public in 1931. Founder James Henry Breasted had financial help from John D. Rockefeller Jr., and many of the museum’s collections came from expeditions to the […]

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Explore The DuSable Museum

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If you’re lucky enough to live at 215 West Apartments, then you enjoy all the amenities Chicago has to offer: museums, restaurants, zoos, shops, theaters, etc. Have you been to the DuSable Museum of African-American History recently? The DuSable Museum of African-American History is located at 740 E 56th Place, in Washington Park, just northeast of Bynum Island, several blocks west of […]

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