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

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Ing resurrects for s 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 history of
230 Neighborhoods And Communities 
neighborhoods and communities people who built them and the
of 230 neighborhoods and communities the people who built them and the they left behind that still stand today Keati. Formed by images of crowded city streets and towering skyscrapers our nderstanding 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 connected to the city by the railroad trains to transport produce into the city daily; businessmen rode rails home to their commuter suburbs; families took mere miles outside the Loop Historian and coeditor of the acclaimed Encyclopedia of Chicago Ann Durkin Keat. .
Ng reanimates 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 driving tours so readers can see this history for so readers can see this history for Chicagoland takes s into the buildings and sites that ARE STILL PART OF OUR LANDSCAPE still part of our landscape 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 Prom Kings and Drama Queens understand the regi.

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