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The city in a garden : a photographic history of Chicago's parks

Author: Julia Sniderman Bachrach; Chicago Park District (Chicago, Ill.)
Publisher: Placitas, N.M. : Center for American Places, in association with the Chicago Park District ; Chicago : Distributed by the University of Chicago Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Gardens, in the form of parks, grew hand in hand with the pioneer town of Chicago. Before the skyscrapers, or the expositions, Chicago's parks suggested a worldly sophistication not usually associated with a boomtown.
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Bildband
History
Pictorial works
Ouvrages illustrés
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bachrach, Julia Sniderman, 1960-
City in a garden.
Placitas, N.M. : Center for American Places, in association with the Chicago Park District ; Chicago : Distributed by the University of Chicago Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606807457
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Sniderman Bachrach; Chicago Park District (Chicago, Ill.)
ISBN: 1930066015 9781930066014 1930066023 9781930066021
OCLC Number: 46975068
Description: xi, 179 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Contents: Foreword / Bill Kurtis --
A history of Chicago's parks / Julia Sniderman Bachrach --
Park profiles.
Responsibility: text by Julia Sniderman Bachrach ; foreword by Bill Kurtis ; contemporary photographs by Judith Bromley and James Iska ; and historic images from the Chicago Park District's Special Collections.
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Provides an illustrated, documentary chronicle of Chicago's parks. Thirty-one of the city's finest spaces are profiled in the book, using photographs alongside detailed vignettes and captions to  Read more...

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