Sculpture marking historic fire rededicated

November 5, 2010 4:45:06 PM PDT
A sculpture commemorating the Iroquois Theatre fire in Chicago was rededicated Friday.

The fire was one of the worst disasters in Chicago history. More than 600 people died back in 1903.

A bronze sculpture called "Sympathy" has been hanging in City Hall in remembrance of the event, but few people knew what it was or why it was there.

A plaque was unveiled Friday that details what happened in the fire and the history of the bronze sculpture that was created by American artist Lorado Taft.


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