Chicago in Maps is a luxuriously illustrated cartographic history of Chicago, known for centuries as the gateway city to the West. The powerful and evocative documents reproduced here offer an unprecedented avenue to the city's past-a fascinating collective portrait of the evolution of one of America's great towns. Among the seventy-four maps featured, many are seminal exemplars of this timeless art form: the -Kinzie Map, - which accompanied the Narrative of the Massacre of 1812; the Rand McNally -View of the World's ...

Chicago in Maps: 1612-2002 2005, Rizzoli International Publications, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780847827435