(Los Angeles, CA) – Hugh Hefner will always be remembered for the Playboy Mansions, including the one in Chicago. Hefner, who died yesterday at age 91, started his Playboy empire in Chicago. He also graduated from the University of Illinois. Hefner’s legacy grew from 1953 when he launched the magazine for men, through the 1990s when he became a reality TV star. Hefner said in an interview a few years ago that he wants to be remembered for changing how America thought about sex. His family says Hefner died peacefully surrounded by his loved ones.