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Building Chicago: Suburban Developers and the Creation of a Divided Metropolis Ann Durkin Keating

Building Chicago: Suburban Developers and the Creation of a Divided Metropolis

Ann Durkin Keating

Published March 29th 2002
ISBN : 9780252070556
Paperback
264 pages
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Chicagos rapid growth in the mid-nineteenth century was countered by cholera outbreaks, swampy roads, and poor living conditions. This title offers an account of the birth and growth of Chicagos suburbs, the governments that developed to serviceMoreChicagos rapid growth in the mid-nineteenth century was countered by cholera outbreaks, swampy roads, and poor living conditions. This title offers an account of the birth and growth of Chicagos suburbs, the governments that developed to service them, and the ideas that guided early urban development.