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Chicago : in and around the Loop

Author: Gerard R Wolfe
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Twelve walking tours featuring Chicago's architectural heritage highlight the works of such architectural masters as Frank Lloyd Wright, Dankmar Adler, and Louis Sullivan.
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard R Wolfe
ISBN: 0071422366 9780071422369
OCLC Number: 232711005
Notes: Includes index.
Description: pages cm
Contents: INTRODUCTIONACKNOWLEDGMENTSChapter 1. The Loop I: Old Chicago and the Financial DistrictChapter 2. The Loop II: The James R. Thompson Center to State StreetChapter 3. Along the Chicago River, I: The Sears Tower to the Merchandise MartChapter 4. Along the Chicago River, II: The North Branch to the Illinois CenterChapter 5. The Michigan Avenue "Cliff"Chapter 6. The Magnificent Mile and StreetervilleChapter 7. East Lake Shore Drive to the Centennial FountainChapter 8. South of the Loop: Printers RowChapter 9. Grant Park to the Museum ComplexChapter 10. The Prairie Avenue Historic District to McCormick PlaceChapter 11. North of the Loop: The River North NeighborhoodChapter 12. The Gold CoastChapter 13. The Pedway: Chicago's Downtown Underground Walkway SystemGLOSSARY OF ARCHITECTURAL TERMSRESOURCE ORGANIZATIONS AND INSTITUTIONS RELATED TO CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE AND HISTORYRECOMMENDED READINGSINDEX
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Gides you through Chicago's world-famous landmark buildings, walks you through the Loop and along the 'Magnificent Mile,' the 'Gold Coast,' Printers' Row, Grant Park, and Prairie Avenue. This book  Read more...

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well-mapped walking tours help you discover a city with a long history of being on...forefront of archtiectural innovation ArchitectureWeek 20040701

 
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