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Old Chicago houses

Author: John Drury
Publisher: New York : Bonanza Books, [1976?] ©1941
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of articles that originally appeared in the Chicago Daily News from March 1939 through February 1941, presenting "a blend of historical, biographical, architectural, and social facts" for each entry.
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Genre/Form: History
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Drury, John, 1898-
Old Chicago houses.
New York : Bonanza Books, [1976?], ©1941
(OCoLC)623066944
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Drury
ISBN: 0517202069 9780517202067
OCLC Number: 2855191
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 518 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Pioneer days --
The Widow Clarke's house --
The Sheldon house --
"Long John" Wentworth house --
Part II. Old Prairie Avenue --
A great-grandmother's home --
The Fernando Jones mansion --
The palace of a merchant prince --
Last of the old guard --
An architectural shrine --
A French château --
Part III. Millionaire's Row --
A South Side mansion --
Here lived "Bet-a-million" Gates --
A packer's residence --
Where presidents were guests --
The house of a thousand curios --
A transformed residence --
Part IV. The Near North Side --
The Joseph T. Ryerson house --
Period house --
The Cyrus H. McCormick mansion --
Mayor Rumsey's residence --
The R. Hall McCormick mansion --
Queen Anne architecture --
"Nickerson's marble palace" --
The L. Hamilton McCormick residence --
Part V. On the Gold Coast --
The castle on the Drive --
A house of celebrities --
The mansion of a social queen --
The home of Chicago's "first citizen" --
Georgian style --
The home of Lincoln's son --
Part VI. West of the River --
Hull-house --
In Brighton Park --
Where lived a lumber king --
A "garden city" survivor --
Chicago's "forgotten house" --
Boyhood home of "The Glorifier" --
Walnut interior --
The B.F. Ferguson home --
Twin mansions --
An Ashland Boulevard residence --
Part VII. In old Lake View --
A West Ridge farmhouse --
The Turner homestead --
Early Ravenswood home --
The house on "The Ridge" --
A Swedish-American's home --
Edgewater's first brick house --
The Frederick Sulzer home --
A Hermitage Avenue house --
Part VIII. Early Hyde Park --
Hyde Park's oldest house --
A composer's cottage --
Home of a "painter of presidents" --
Swords and books --
The Faulkner house --
Senator Trumbull's house --
The abode of Colonel Jacobs --
An Oakland mansion --
The Charles L. Hutchinson home --
"The treasure house" --
A French gothic mansion --
Part IX. Along "The Ridge" --
A Morgan Park home --
The house on "The Hill" --
The Smith farmhouse --
An Irish castle --
Part X. Near Lincoln Park --
Policeman Bellinger's cottage --
A congressman's home --
The Archbishop's residence --
Once a suburban home --
Overlooking the Park --
Baroque style --
Part XI. The township of Jefferson --
The falconer's farmhouse --
An early homes tad --
A link with the past --
The house in Haussen Court --
Survivor of pioneer days --
The Brown house --
Norwood Park's first house --
Association house --
The Spikings homestead --
A Polish-American landmark --
Part XII. Englewood and vicinity --
A country estate --
An Englewood show place --
Baronial tastes --
Home of a pioneer woman --
Part XIII. Literary landmarks --
Where Ernest Poole was reared --
Carl Sandburg's home --
An author's boyhood home --
Home of "The poet of nature" --
A literary salon --
Part XIV. Here and there --
A Civil War landmark --
A pioneer judge's home --
House of the arts --
An educator's home --
An Auburn Park home --
A house in Ellis Park --
Among the elms of Groveland Park --
Part XV. Toward the future --
The Heath house --
"Modernism" in the nineties --
Where Louis Sullivan lived --
An "old" modern house.
Other Titles: Chicago daily news (Chicago, Ill. : 1875)
Responsibility: by John Drury.

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A collection of articles that originally appeared in the Chicago Daily News from March 1939 through February 1941, presenting "a blend of historical, biographical, architectural, and social facts" for each entry.

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