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Return to the Scene of the Crime: A Guide to Infamous Places in Chicago

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Return to the Scene of the Crime: a Guide to Infamous Places in Chicago", by Richard Lindberg, is an uncensored neighborhood-by-neighborhood map to the back alleys and boulevards of Chicago where some of the most infamous events of the city's criminal past occurred. Capone, Dillinger, and other organized crime figures have left an indelible imprint on the Windy City.

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Overview

Return to the Scene of the Crime: a Guide to Infamous Places in Chicago", by Richard Lindberg, is an uncensored neighborhood-by-neighborhood map to the back alleys and boulevards of Chicago where some of the most infamous events of the city's criminal past occurred. Capone, Dillinger, and other organized crime figures have left an indelible imprint on the Windy City.

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Chicago historian leads tourists through eight separate tours to view sites of famous or otherwise notable crimes in the windy city. He describes the events, the people, the places, the settings at the time, the police actions, and sometimes the impact. He also includes many photographs. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR booknews.com
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581820133
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 5/28/1999
  • Edition description: Illustrate
  • Pages: 471
  • Sales rank: 719,619
  • Product dimensions: 7.03 (w) x 9.05 (h) x 1.22 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction xi
Tour 1 On the Waterfront: Downtown Chicago 3
Tour 2 The Gold Coast and the Slum: The Near North Side from the Chicago River to Division Street 73
Tour 3 North Side Pursuits: Lincoln Park to Rogers Park 125
Tour 4 The Land Approaching O'Hare: Chicago's Northwest Side 191
Tour 5 North by Northwest: Kenilworth to Barrington 229
Tour 6 West Side Stories 263
Tour 7 Residences of Organized Crime: The Western Suburbs 325
Tour 8 South Side Sinners 351
Parting Shots 441
Additional Reading 443
Index 461
About the Author 473
A Final Word to the Reader 474
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