The third city : Chicago and American urbanism / Larry Bennett.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 241 pages) : illustrations.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010.
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- ISBN: 0226042936
- ISBN: 9780226042930
- ISBN: 0226042952
- ISBN: 9780226042954
|Bibliography, etc.:||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|Contents:||The third city -- Renditions of Chicago -- The mayor among his peers -- The city of neighborhoods -- Wresting the new from the once modern -- Chicago and American urbanism.|
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|Summary:||Our traditional image of Chicago--as a gritty metropolis carved into ethnically defined enclaves where the game of machine politics overshadows its ends--is such a powerful shaper of the city's identity that many of its closest observers fail to notice that a new Chicago has emerged over the past two decades. Larry Bennett here tackles some of our more commonly held ideas about the Windy City--inherited from such icons as Theodore Dreiser, Carl Sandburg, Daniel Burnham, Robert Park, Sara Paretsky, and Mike Royko--with the goal of better understanding Chicago as it is now: the third city.|
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Print version record.
Citation: Bennett, Larry. "The third city : Chicago and American urbanism." Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010.