The Future City on the Inland Sea: A History of Imaginative Geographies of Lake Superior

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Throughout the nineteenth century, the southern shores of Lake Superior held great promise for developers imagining the next great metropolis. These new territories were seen as expansesto be filled, first with romantic visions, then with scientific images, and later with vistas designed to entice settlement and economic development. TheFuture City on the Inland Sea describes the attempts of explorers under government, commercial, or scientific sponsorship to project their imaginativevisions on a region where the future did ...

The Future City on the Inland Sea: A History of Imaginative Geographies of Lake Superior 2007, Ohio University Press

ISBN-13: 9780821417072

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