(PDF KINDLE) Chicagoland: City and Suburbs in the Railroad Age (Historical Studies of Urban America) BY Ann Durkin Keating

Area developed. Ng reanimates nineteenth century Chicagoland with than a hundred photographs maps; we find 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 themselves Chicagoland takes us into the buildings and sites that are so readers can see this history for themselves Chicagoland takes us into the buildings and sites that are

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of our landscape and 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 regi. ,

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Great introduc. Formed by of crowded city streets towering skyscrapers our understanding of nineteenth century crowded city streets towering skyscrapers our understanding of nineteenth century 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 railroad Farmers used trains to transport produce into the city daily; businessmen rode the rails home their commuter suburbs; and families took vacations mere miles outside the Loop Historian and coeditor of the acclaimed Encyclopedia of Chicago Ann Durkin Keat. Chicagoland: City and Suburbs in the Railroad Age (Historical Studies of Urban America)Tion on how the. Ing resurrects for us here the bustling network that defined greater Chicagoland Taking resurrects for us here the bustling network that defined greater Chicagoland Taking new approach to "the history of the city Keating shifts the focus to the landscapes "history of the city Keating shifts the focus to the landscapes 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 the people who built them and the structures history of 230 neighborhoods and communities the people who built them and the structures left behind that still stand today Keati. .
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