Chicago: A Photographic Portrait

Chicago: A Photographic Portrait

by Tom Barrat, Courtney Pitt

Hardcover(Large Print)

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Rich in history, Chicago attracts more than 45 million visitors a year to its scenic lakeside, unique architecture, and world-renowned museums. Located in the heart of the Midwest along the shores of Lake Michigan, it has risen from the ashes of the Great Fire of 1871 and today is the third largest city in the United States. Chicago: A Photographic Portrait introduces you to this grand city of today through stunning photographs by Tom Barrat. Capturing "The Windy City" with an insider's view and a kaleidoscope of images, it is easy to see why Chicago attracts both visitors and locals alike. The Fountain of Time, Chicago River, Centennial Fountain, Chicago Riverwalk, Buckingham Fountain, Adler Planetarium, Navy Pier, and Lincoln Park Conservatory are just a few attractions you'll learn about in this truly exceptional photographic keepsake.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781934907184
Publisher: Twin Lights Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/01/2013
Edition description: Large Print
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 542,391
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

As a life-long resident of the Chicago area, Courtney has spent almost 15 years writing about the people, places, and things that make Chicago special. Writing for many publications in Chicago, one of her favorite assignments was the "Social and Charitable Events Guide" published by Chicago magazine. Courtney is involved in many charities around the city. She is also president of her own strategic marketing and business development company with a focus on corporate social responsibility. She lives on the north side with her supportive husband and two wonderful daughters.

Tom is a Chicago-based photographer specializing in travel, wildlife, and architecture. With a portfolio of digital images from all over the United States and 25 countries, he is a contributing stock photographer to a number of internet sites, as well as to his own website. During the last four years, he has had over 25,000 images downloaded for use on websites, annual reports, newspapers, magazine ads, books, and other print media, with more than half being used internationally. He is a former executive in software development, internet banking, and debit card processing.

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