City of Chicago holding annual banner auction

November 15, 2011 3:24:50 PM PST
Looking for a unique gift this holiday season? You might want to consider a piece of Chicago history.

The city is hosting its annual banner auction Wednesday. It features banners, from movie premiers to sports victories, that have been displayed on streetlight poles across the city.

New this year is a "must go" table featuring banners priced at only $5.

The auction will take place Wednesday at noon at the Daley Center's east lobby.

For more details about the event, and for the complete list of banners on sale, visit