Northlake blue spruce picked for Chicago's Christmas tree

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The city of Chicago’s Christmas tree will be a 63-foot Colorado Blue Spruce donated by the Voelker family of Northlake. | Sun-Times file photo

The city of Chicago’s Christmas tree will be donated this year by the Voelker family of Northlake. The 63-foot Colorado blue spruce was chosen from 130 entries received by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events. The Voelker family will join Mayor Rahm Emanuel for the lighting ceremonies Nov. 24 in Millennium Park.

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