Businesses and commercial areas located within gary are zoned as red b1 b2 b3 b4 or b5. It borders lake michigan and is best known for its large steel mills.
It is 59 greater than the overall u s.
Gary indiana map cities. Gary was the site of civil unrest in the steel strike of 1919 on october 4 1919 a riot broke out on broadway the main north south street through downtown. A city that once was famous for being the hometown of michael jackson and having the largest steel factories in the country gary would later become known as g i. Manufacturing areas located within gary are zoned as purple m1 m2 or m3.
Wind speeds 207 260 mph tornado 14 8 miles away from the gary city center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between 5 000 000 and 50 000 000 in damages. Map that shows some of the areas of the gary indiana gangs but mainly a gary indiana hoods map of the small city s east side west side and south side. Zoning map business district codes.
The population is 80 294 at the 2010 census making it the seventh largest city in the state. Gary is a city in lake county indiana united states. On 4 21 1967 a category f4 max.
The city is in the southeastern portion of the chicago metropolitan area and is 25 miles from downtown chicago. Gary area historical tornado activity is slightly below indiana state average. Gary indiana was founded in 1906 by the united states steel corporation as the home for its new plant gary works the city was named after lawyer elbert henry gary who was the founding chairman of the united states steel corporation.