Access Chicago

Access Chicago

by Richard Saul Wurman


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Access Chicago by Richard Saul Wurman

WithAccess Chicago, your visit will be an easy, enjoyable experience — all the art, architecture, and ambience of America's Second City are at your fingertips.

Chicago has been divided and organized into neighborhoods, so you know where you are and where you're headed.

Unique color-coded and numbered entries allow you to discover the best:

  • hotels
  • restaurants
  • attractions
  • shopping sights
  • parks and outdoor spaces

Large, easy-to-read maps with entry numbers keyed to text ensure that you will instantly find what you must

Access is your indispensable walk-around guide to chicago. Our writers live in and love the city, and they will lead you by the hand down the windy streets of each neighborhood, sharing the unforgettable sights, pointing out the excellent sculptures, and revealing to you the splendor and magic. Discover the colors of Chicago.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780060828318
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 04/04/2006
Series: Access Chicago Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 9.16(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

With the publication of his first book in 1962 at the age of 26, Richard Saul Wurman began the singular passion of his life: that of making information understandable. A holder of both M. Arch. & B. Arch. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, he has been awarded several grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Guggenheim Fellowship, two Graham Fellowships & two Chandler Fellowships. In 1991, Richard Saul Wurman received the Kevin Lynch Award from MIT for his creation of the ACCESS travel guides. In 1994, he was named a Fellow of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland & awarded a Doctorate of Fine Arts by the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA. In 1995, he received an Honorary Doctor of Letters from Art Center College of Design & was Chairman of Graphic Design & Product/Industrial Design of the1995 Presidential Design Awards.

Richard Saul Wurman continues to be a regular consultant to major corporations in matters relating to the design & understanding of information. He is married to novelist Gloria Nagy, has 4 children & lives in Newport, Rhode Island.

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