Building Chicago: Suburban Developers and the Creation of a Divided Metropolis

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Chicago's rapid growth in the mid-nineteenth century was countered by cholera outbreaks, swampy roads, and poor living conditions. This title offers an account of the birth and growth of Chicago's suburbs, the governments that developed to service them, and the ideas that guided early urban development.

Building Chicago: Suburban Developers and the Creation of a Divided Metropolis 2002, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252070556

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Building Chicago: Suburban Developers and the Creation of a Divided Metropolis 2000, Ohio State University Press, Columbus

ISBN-13: 9780814204559

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