Here’s a weird story for you… An IGLOO has appeared seemingly out of nowhere in downtown Chicago. Cityfolk noticed it late last night, but wider attention was drawn to the ice house, popular with Eskimos, when the pictures hit Reddit today. But there are no Eskimos in Illinois, right? Right.
It appears as though a homeless person built the igloo to keep out the cold (weirdly, although made of compacted ice, they’re surprisingly warm…). It’s ingenious, but there’s no saying how long city officials will allow the structure to remain for.
Four solids walls, a roof and even a little door make the igloo an improvement over sitting out in the elements for its creator. It was assembled on the median over at Upper Wacker and Columbus in downtown Chicago. Here’s what it looks like:
The makeshift is causing quite a stir in Chi-Town…
Here’s a news report on the story: