Access Chicago

Access Chicago

by Richard Saul Wurman


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Access Chicago by Richard Saul Wurman

With Access Chicago, your visit will be an easy, enjoyable experience — the amazing artistry and architecture of America's Secaond City are at your fingertips.Chicago has been divided and organized by neighborhoods, so you know where you are and where you're headed.Unique color-coded and numbered entries allow you to discover the best:HotelsRestaurants AttractionsShopping Sights Parks and Outdoor SpacesLarge, easy-to-read maps with entry numbers keyed to text ensure that you will instantly find what you must not miss.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062771964
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 04/28/1997
Series: Access Travel Guides Series
Pages: 201
Product dimensions: 5.26(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.59(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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