Somewhere in there is our beating heart

Even though Chicago is one of the great financial centers of the world, to an ordinary person it doesn’t feel that way.  In fact, the area right at the center of things, near the Board of Trade and the Federal Reserve, can be downright sleepy.  Chicago is essentially a city of quiet money.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Credit: Celia Her City)

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, on South LaSalle, © 2012 Celia Her City.

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