The City of Chicago reigned supreme in 2019.
Advertising agencies blended social justice with clever branding. Content creators reinforced Chicago’s reputation for inclusivity. Film studios entertained the nation while helping the local neighborhoods. And a handful of friends said goodbye.
Below is a list of Reel Chicago’s top articles for 2019, separated by category and ranked according to the number of clicks on the thumbs-up button located next to each headline.
In addition to the individual stories, please check out our annual month-long features about Black History Month and women in the creative industries — the Black List and Reel Women. Both continued to earn some of the most popular ratings among our readers.