Here's the Deal: The Making and Breaking of a Great American City / Edition 2

Here's the Deal: The Making and Breaking of a Great American City / Edition 2

by Ross Miller
     
 

The plan was to transform Block 37 - an area of "urban commercial blight" - into a glittering tower that would not only be architecturally worth of its neighbors, but would also throw off millions of tax and rental dollars annually. Here's the Deal is the intricately told tale of how that plan failed, leaving the city of Chicago with 2 million empty

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Overview

The plan was to transform Block 37 - an area of "urban commercial blight" - into a glittering tower that would not only be architecturally worth of its neighbors, but would also throw off millions of tax and rental dollars annually. Here's the Deal is the intricately told tale of how that plan failed, leaving the city of Chicago with 2 million empty square feet of office space and a pocket book $200 million dollars lighter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810120372
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Publication date:
03/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Lord of the Loop; The Great Game; The Boys on the Block; The Way things Work; The Price of Progress; Faulty Towers; Appendix; Notes; Selected Biography; Index

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