Streetwise Chicago: A History of Chicago Street Names

Streetwise Chicago: A History of Chicago Street Names

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Streetwise Chicago: A History of Chicago Street Names by Don Hayner, Carl Whiting, Tom McNamee

Welcome to the fascinating world of Chicago street names! Did you know that Ainslie Street was named after a real estate developer whose widow, in 1848, left for California to pan for gold with a new husband? Or did you know that Crandon Avenue was named for a prohibitionist congressional candidate who lost to his opponent in 1882 by a vote of 11,686 to 663?

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ISBN-13: 9780829405965
Publisher: Loyola Press
Publication date: 10/01/1988
Pages: 153
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 9.99(h) x 0.42(d)

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