#1 10 (un)American Icons (Eyelids, Sonna must see)08-28-2008, 12:54 PM6. The Chicago Skyway
In 2005, the city of Chicago sold a 99-year lease on the eight-mile Chicago Skyway for $1.83 billion to the Skyway Concession Company, which is jointly owned by the Macquarie Infrastructure Group of Sydney, Australia, and the Cintra Concesiones de Infraestructuras de Transporte of Madrid, Spain. Chicago used the money to pay off debt and fund road projects.
Australia owns one of your biggest landmarks!!!!:D
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/17930I feel that once a black fella has referred to white foks as "honky paleface devil white-trash cracker redneck Caspers," he's abdicated the right to get upset about the "N" word. But that's just me. -- Jim Goad
noonwitchGuest08-29-2008, 08:33 AM
The aussies and spanish do a pretty good job maintaining the Indiana Toll Road. It's one of the smoother driving surfaces in the midwest.
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