Carson's: The History of a Chicago Shopping Landmark

Carson's: The History of a Chicago Shopping Landmark


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781609497347
Publisher: History Press, The
Publication date: 11/19/2013
Series: Landmark Department Stores
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,275,869
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 11.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Gayle Soucek is an author and freelance editor with more than a dozen books to her credit, including Marshall Fields: The Store That Helped Build Chicago; Chicago Calamities: Disaster in the Windy City; and a few other titles with The History Press. Ward Miller is the president and executive director of Preservation Chicago and the former executive director of the Richard Nickel Committee.

Table of Contents

Foreword. Chicago's Iconic State Street Ward Miller 9

Acknowledgements 17

1 From Northern Ireland to Northern Illinois 19

2 The Early Years in Chicago 32

3 The Great Conflagration 43

4 Sullivan's Vision 53

5 The Golden Years on State 67

6 Christmas at Carson's 79

7 World War LI and Beyond 90

8 Winds of Change 106

9 Carson's Celebrity Walk of Fame 117

About the Author 127

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