Answered By: Aaron Dobbs
Last Updated: 2014.Aug.14     Views: 70

The Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) has a Chicago Manual of Style section. If you hit the OWL link below and scroll down to "Headings" they give the specifics as:

Headings

Chicago has an optional system of five heading levels.

Chicago Headings  

Level

Format

1

Centered, Boldface or Italic Type, Headline-style Capitalization 

2

Centered, Regular Type, Headline-style Capitalization

3

Flush Left, Boldface or Italic Type, Headline-style Capitalization  

4

Flush left, roman type, sentence-style capitalization

5

Run in at beginning of paragraph (no blank line after), boldface or italic type, sentence-style capitalization, terminal period.

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