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Chicago is the 12th city worldwide to release a map that details the history and use of concrete in its architecture.

“Concrete Chicago Map provides an opportunity to celebrate and discover concrete structures in a city that features some of the most important buildings of the last century. In many cases, these concrete buildings captured the aspirations of the city at critical times,” Gil said in a statement. “As we shape the future of Chicago, it is worth trying to learn from these lessons and opportunities represented by these remarkable buildings.”

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