History

Chicago's Famous Buildings

Catalog Number: 
Book, Siegel, Arthur
Date: 
1965
Edition: 
Fourth Edition
Volume: 
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Abstract: 
Chicago's Famous Buildings is a book documenting the architectural landmarks and other notable buildings of the mid 1960's in Chicago.
Language: 
English
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Item Donor: 
Illinois Institute of Art

Douglas Garofalo

Catalog Number: 
Book, Rosa, Joseph
Date: 
2006
Edition: 
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Abstract: 
This is a study of the work of the architect Douglas Garofalo
Language: 
English
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ISSN/ISBN: 
9780300120585
Format: 
Website: 

artic.edu

Item Donor: 
Illinois Institute of Art

The New Chicago: A Social and Cultural Analysis

Sears Tower

Location

233 S Wacker Dr.
60606 Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Book, Pridmore, Jay
Date: 
2002
Edition: 
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Issue: 
Abstract: 
This book contains a history of the Sears Tower in Chicago, as well as a collection of photographs of the building.
Language: 
English
Notes: 
ISSN/ISBN: 
0764920219
Format: 
Website: 

architecture.org

Item Donor: 
Illinois Institute of Art

Marshall Field's

Location

111 N. State Street
60602 Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Book, Pridmore, Jay
Date: 
2002
Edition: 
Volume: 
Issue: 
Abstract: 
This book contains a history of the Marshall Field's building and a collection of historical photographs.
Language: 
English
Notes: 
ISSN/ISBN: 
0764920189
Format: 
Website: 

architecture.org

Item Donor: 
Illinois Institute of Art

Lifting As They Climbed: Mapping a History of Black Women on Chicago's South Side: A Self-Guided Tour

Catalog Number: 
Book, Lifting as They Climbed
Date: 
2018
Abstract: 
This guidebook, written by Mariame Kaba and Essence McDowell, features a number of Black women who contributed to the development of Chicago from the mid-19th century to today. It tells a story of Black women activists, educators and artists who lived and worked on Chicago’s South Side by taking readers on a tour of relevant landmarks and locations.
Language: 
English
Notes: 
Abstract from the book's website.
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Chicago and the American Literary Imagination 1880 - 1920

Catalog Number: 
Book, Smith, Carl S.
Date: 
1984
Edition: 
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Abstract: 
Chicago's Growth in sixty years from frontier outpost to the second largest city in America embodied for writers and artists the sudden and even violent transition to what we call the modern period. Among the themes in Smith's study are the place of art int he new city, the representation of women trying to succeed on the city's "male" terms, and the conception of the businessman as artist. *
Language: 
English
Notes: 
* Abstract taken from the back of the book
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ISSN/ISBN: 
0226763714
Website: 

Chicago: City of Neighborhoods

Catalog Number: 
book, Pacyga
Date: 
1986
Edition: 
Volume: 
Issue: 
Abstract: 
The Loop. Walking tour of the Loop -- Near North Side. Gold Coast ; Little Hell ; Old Town ; Lincoln Park ; Near North Side tour -- Mid-North Side. Lake View ; East Lake View/New Town ; Wrigleyville ; Buena Park ; Uptown ; Mid-North tour -- Far North Side. Rogers Park ; Edgewater ; Far North Side tour -- Milwaukee Avenue corridor. West Town ; Wicker Park ; Ukrainian Village ; Humboldt Park/Logan Square ; Milwaukee Avenue corridor tour -- Near West Side. Near West Side tour -- Lower West Side. Pilsen ; Heart of Chicago ; South Lawndale ; Little Village ; Lower West Side tour -- Old South Side. Near South Side ; Douglas ; Old South Side tour -- Grand Boulevard-Washington Park. Grand Boulevard ; Washington Park ; Grand Boulevard-Washington Park tour -- South Lakefront. Hyde Park/Kenwood ; South Shore ; South Lakefront tour -- Southeast Side. South Chicago ; East Side ; South Deering ; Pullman ; Southeast Side tour -- Stock Yard district. Bridgeport ; McKinley Park ; Back of the Yards ; Canaryville ; Stock Yard district tour -- Near Southwest Side. Englewood ; Gage Park-Marquette Park ; Brighton Park ; Archer Avenue and Chinatown ; Near Southwest Side tour -- Beverley Hills-Morgan Park. Beverley Hills-Morgan Park tour.
Language: 
English
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ISSN/ISBN: 
082940497X
Website: 

Guide to Chicago Neighborhoods

Catalog Number: 
book, Grossman
Date: 
1981
Edition: 
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Abstract: 
Preface -- The world of the neighborhoods -- The Near Northwest side -- Bridgeport and Back of the Yards -- The Lower West side -- The Near North side -- New Greek Town -- Kenwood and Hyde Park -- Uptown -- South Chicago -- Devon Avenue : the Jewish community -- Pullman Village and Beverly Hills -- Morgan Park.
Language: 
English
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Format: 
ISSN/ISBN: 
0832901121
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Website: 
Item Donor: 
John Lavalie

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