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Chicago's North Michigan Avenue: Planning and Development, 1900-1930

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Chicago's North Michigan Avenue: Planning and Development, 1900-1930 - Stamper, John W
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Since its opening in the 1920s, Chicago's North Michigan Avenue has been one of the city's most prestigious commerical corridors, lined by some of its most architecturally distinctive business, residential, and hotel buildings. Planned by Daniel Burnham in 1909, the avenue became the principal connecting link between downtown and the wealthy, residential Gold Coast north of the Loop. Some thirty buildings were constructed along its path in the ten-year period before the Depression, an urban expansion comparable in ...

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Chicago's North Michigan Avenue: Planning and Development, 1900-1930 1991, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226770857

Hardcover