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The Politics of Place: A History of Zoning in Chicago (Illinois)

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Chicago is renowned for its distinctive skyline, its bustling Loop business district, and its diverse neighborhoods. How the face of Chicago came to be is a story of enterprise, ingenuity, opportunity—and zoning. Until now, however, there has not been a book that focuses on the important, often surprising, role of zoning in shaping the "The City that Works."

About the Author

Joseph P. Schwieterman, Ph.D., is professor of Public Service Management and director of the Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development at DePaul University. He has hosted the Chaddick  Institute's workshops on planning and zoning since 1995, and now works closely with the new DePaul Real Estate Center. Schwieterman holds an M.S. in transportation from Northwestern University and a Ph.D. in public policy from the University of Chicago, and is a member of the American Planning Association and Lambda Alpha International. He has written extensively on urban and transportation topics, including several books. Dana Caspall earned a B.A. in accounting from Michigan State University and an M.S. in Public Service Management from DePaul University, where she wrote a thesis entitled Managing a Modern Metropolis: A Historical Sketch of Zoning in the City of Chicago. An experienced auditor who works for the federal government, she has spent much of her professional life investigating business and governmental programs.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781893121263
Publisher:
Lake Claremont Press
Subject:
Planning
Author:
Heron, Jane
Author:
Caspall, Dana M.
Author:
Caspall, Dana
Author:
Schwieterman, Joseph P.
Author:
Schwieterman, Joseph
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - Midwest - Chicago
Subject:
City planning
Subject:
Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev.
Subject:
Travel - U.S./Midwest
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Illinois
Publication Date:
20060231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
191
Dimensions:
8 x 10 in

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