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Chicago Then and Now (Then & Now)by Elizabeth Mcnulty
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Celebrating America's favorite cityscapes, this series combines historic interest and contemporary beauty. Then and Now features fascinating archival photographs contrasted with specially commissioned, full-color images of the same scene today. A visual lesson in the historic changes of our greatest urban landscapes.
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This volume pairs archival b&w photographs from the 19th and early 20th centuries with color views of the diverse and dynamic city of today. The images tell how following the Great Chicago Fire on October 8, 1871, Chicagoans went to work, rebuilding the entire city within two years, and hosting the World's Columbian Exposition within the next 12. They show the result of the work of the nation's foremost architects who were on the ground floor of skyscraper technology (so to speak) and designed three of the tallest buildings in the world today. Oversize: 11.5x10<">.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
This latest installment of the popular "Then and Now" series showcases Chicago in this photographic history. Modern color photos sit side by side with black and white archival photos documenting every important building, avenue, and points of interest.
The latest installment in the popular Then and Now series showcases the capital of the Heartland and one of the premier cities in the nation and the world: Chicago. Chicago's change and growth over the last century is captured in this photographic history. Modern color photos sit side by side with black and white archival photographs. Every important building, avenue, neighborhood, and point of interest is documented. It covers all of Chicago's landmarks from Navy Pier to the Stockyards and from the Southside all the way up the Magnificent Mile. Take in a game at Wrigley Field, then take it all in from the top of the Sear's Tower. The Water Tower and all the other architectural features that make Chicago great are also included.
Every important building, avenue, neighborhood, and point of interest is documented in this edition, including Chicago's landmarks from Navy Pier to the Stockyards and from the Southside all the way up the Magnificent Mile.
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