Midway City is a fictional city in the DC Universe, the shared universe of comic book titles published by DC Comics. Midway is always shown to be a midwestern city based loosely on the real world city of Chicago, Illinois (though Chicago also exists in the DCU). In an "Ask the Answer Man" column printed in Detective Comics #470 (June 1977), writer Bob Rozakis stated that Midway City was in Michigan, near Sault Ste. Marie. This statement has since been reasserted in assorted official and licensed publications. Previously, some writers stated it's in Illinois.
... Originally, the city was named Tri-City because it was the amalgamation of three cities Westminster, Barber City, and Midway City ... Midway City ultimately turned down incorporation, leaving Barber City to be absorbed into the newly incorporated Westminster ... The former Barber City was located in the western portion of the current city of Westminster ...
... In 1948, the Kraft family moved from Long Beach to Midway City, California in neighboring Orange County ... The Kraft's new family home in Midway City was a small, wood-frame Women's Army Corps dormitory on Beach Boulevard that Kraft's father, Harold, himself renovated into a three-bedroom ... In Midway City, Kraft attended Midway City Elementary school, where his mother served on the PTA ...
... county area, municipal annexation by cities whose border is in physical contact with Midway City' border is an ongoing issue for Midway City ... Attempts at complete annexation have met fierce resistance from Midway's residents, who would rather have their community remain an unincorporated area of Orange County to ... However, Midway City's land adjacent to its borders slowly has been annexed by Westminster over time, particularly along the heavily traveled Beach Boulevard/California State Route ...
Famous quotes containing the words city and/or midway:
“Thought is barred in this City of Dreadful Joy and conversation is unknown.”
—Aldous Huxley (18941963)
And dizzy tis, to cast ones eyes so low!
The crows and choughs that wing the midway air
Show scarce so gross as beetles. Half way down
Hangs one that gathers samphire, dreadful trade!”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)