Downtown Chicago in Transition

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Downtown Chicago in Transition by Eric Bronsky and Neal Samors is like no other book about Chicago's past and present. The authors explore the dynamic changes that have continuously shaped the greater Loop district from the late nineteenth century to the present time. Downtown's evolution is vividly portrayed through historical photos interlaced with a tapestry of memories, experiences and thoughts related by interviewees such as Josephine Baskin Minow, Gary Johnson, Jerome R. Butler, James McDonough, Ann Roth, ...
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Overview

Downtown Chicago in Transition by Eric Bronsky and Neal Samors is like no other book about Chicago's past and present. The authors explore the dynamic changes that have continuously shaped the greater Loop district from the late nineteenth century to the present time. Downtown's evolution is vividly portrayed through historical photos interlaced with a tapestry of memories, experiences and thoughts related by interviewees such as Josephine Baskin Minow, Gary Johnson, Jerome R. Butler, James McDonough, Ann Roth, James O'Connor, Kay Mayer, Michael Demetrio, Bernard Judge, Paul Meincke, Potter Palmer IV, and Marshall Field V.

The book is brimming with a rich variety of subjects including architecture and urban planning, department stores, restaurants, movie palaces, public transportation, and parks. Highlighting its 250+ pages is a remarkable assemblage of more than 250 duotone and color photographs ranging from seldom-seen views found in local archives to previously untapped collections. The most alluring images are enhanced to full-page size, while photographs separated by decades invite spirited comparison. A descriptive narrative introduces each section of the book, tying all the elements together.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780979789205
  • Publisher: Chicago's Neighborhoods, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/28/2007
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,398,900
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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