One Hundred Years of Land Values in Chicago: The Relationship of the Growth of Chicago to the Rise of Its Land Values, 1830-1933


A meaningful addition to the social and economic history of Chicago from1830 to 1933.
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A meaningful addition to the social and economic history of Chicago from1830 to 1933.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781587980169
  • Publisher: Beard Group Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/28/2000
  • Pages: 552
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.23 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations xxiii
List of Tables xxvii
Part I. History of the Relation of the Growth of Chicago to the Rise in its Land Values, 1830-1933
Chapter I. The Canal Land Boom, 1830-42 3
Chapter II. The Land Boom of the Railroad Era, 1843-62 45
Chapter III. The Land Boom That Followed a Panic, a Civil War, and a Great Fire, 1803-77 81
Chapter IV. The Land Boom of the First Skyscrapers and the First World's Fair, 1878-98 128
Chapter V. The Land Boom of a New Era That Followed a World War, 1898-1933 196
Part II. Analysis of the Relation of the Growth of Chicago to the Rise of its Land Values
Chapter VI. The Relation Between the Growth of Chicago and the Rise of Its Land Values 279
Chapter VII. The Chicago Real Estate Cycle 368
Appendix I. The Chicago Land Market 427
Appendix II. Methods Employed in Determining Chicago Land Values, 1830-1932 460
Appendix III. Statistical Tables 470
Bibliography 497
Index 503
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