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Chicago Neighborhoods and Suburbs

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Description for Chicago Neighborhoods and Suburbs Paperback. Charts Chicago's evolution with comprehensive, cross-referenced entries on the seventy-seven community areas, along with many suburbs and neighborhoods, from Albany Park to Zion. This book explores how the city's communities have changed and grown throughout the years. Editor(s): Keating, Ann Durkin. Num Pages: 368 pages, 60 halftones, 394 line drawings. BIC Classification: 1KBBNC; WQH; WTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 261 x 200 x 22. Weight in Grams: 714.
'Which neighborhood?' It's one of the first questions you're asked when you move to Chicago. And the answer you give - be it Bucktown, Bronzeville, or Bridgeport - can give your inquisitor a pretty good idea of who you are, especially in a metropolis with 230 very different neighborhoods and suburbs to choose from.Many of us, in fact, know little of the neighborhoods beyond those where we work, play, and live. This is especially true in Chicagoland, a region that spans over 4,400 square miles and is home to more than 9.5 million residents. In "Chicago Neighborhoods and Suburbs", historian ... Read more

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The University of Chicago Press United States
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About Ann Durkin Keating
Ann Durkin Keating is professor of history at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. She is coeditor of The Encyclopedia of Chicago and the author of Chicagoland: City and Suburbs in the Railroad Age, Building Chicago: Suburban Developers and the Creation of a Divided Metropolis, and Invisible Networks: Exploring the History of Local Utilities and Public Works.

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"In our ideal reference world, there would be an encyclopedia like this one for every great American city. The Encyclopedia of Chicago is a superb ready-reference work on Chicago, a good starting point for students doing research, and a wonderful book to browse through." - Booklist "The Encyclopedia of Chicago is no mere collection of fun facts. It is a ... Read more

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