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Formed by images of crowded and Suburbs PDFEPUB #187 city streets and towering skyscrapers our understanding of nineteenth century Chicago completely neglects the fact that the city itself was only the center of a web of neighborhoods farm communities and industrial towns many connected to the city by the railroad Farmers used trains to transport produce into the city daily businessmen rode the rails home to their commuter suburbs and families took vacations mere miles outside the Chicagoland City ePUB #192 Loop Historian and coeditor of the acclaimed Encyclopedia of Chicago Ann Durk.

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Chicagoland: City and Suburbs in the Railroad Age (Historical Studies of Urban America)

Nineteenth century Chicagoland with than a hundred photographs and maps we find here the taverns depots and way stations that were the hubs of the region's vibrant mobile life Keating also includes an appendix of City and Suburbs in the Epubdriving tours so readers can see this history for themselves Chicagoland takes us into the City and Suburbs in the Epubbuildings and sites that are still part of our landscape and repopulates them with the stories and characters behind their creation The result is a wide angle historical view of Chicago an entirely new way to understand the regio.

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In Keating resurrects for us here the bustling network that defined greater Chicagoland Taking a new approach to the history of the city Keating shifts the focus to the landscapes and built environments of the metropolitan region Organized by four categories of settlements farm centers industrial towns commuter suburbs and recreational and institutional centers that framed the city Chicagoland offers the collective City and Suburbs ePUB #180 history of neighborhoods and communities the people who built them and the structures they left behind that still stand today Keating reanimates.


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  1. says:

    Great introduction on how the area developed