The Third City: Chicago and American Urbanism

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Our traditional image of Chicago as a gritty metropolis carved into ethnically defined enclaves where the game of machine politics overshadows its ends is such a powerful shaper of the city s identity that many of its closest observers fail to notice that a new Chicago has emerged over the past two decades. Larry Bennett here tackles some of our more commonly held ideas about the Windy City inherited from such icons as Theodore Dreiser, Carl Sandburg, Daniel Burnham, Robert Park, Sara Paretsky, and Mike Royko with the goal ...

The Third City: Chicago and American Urbanism 2015, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226323794

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The Third City: Chicago and American Urbanism 2010, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226042930

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