As a woman once again occupies the fifth floor of City Hall, Chicago Stories remembers the city's first female mayor. After pulling off one of Chicago's greatest political upsets, Jane Byrne found herself caught between the political machine that shaped her and the reformers who elected her. Driven by her vision of "One Chicago," Jane Byrne focused on bringing unity and pride to an increasingly divided city. While her time in office was marked by crises and controversies, the Byrne administration ushered in a new era of Chicago politics.
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