Moving toward the future while maintaining its historic past, Palatine, Illinois, was incorporated in 1866 and has seen great change and growth through the years. That change is captured here in a collection of vintage and contemporary images that trace the evolution of this Midwestern farm village into a big city suburb.
Authored by the Palatine Historical Society and Alice Rosenberg, Palatine, Illinois: Then and Now illustrates how the area looked when it was first settled, how it developed through the years, and what it has become. From the generations of Palatine residents who lived, worked, and played in the area to the thriving municipality they created, the images contained in this book bring to life a fascinating evolution.
About the Author
The Palatine Historical Society has developed an extensive collection of photographs from the whole span of the town's history. Here, using these images in conjunction with the modern-day photographs of Alice Rosenberg, they have created a charming book that traces the history of Palatine. It will remind residents of the days of old and renew memories ingrained in each building, home, and piece of earth.