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This Used to Be Chicago
by Joni Blackman


Overview - Warning: with This Used to Be Chicago as your guide, you may never look at Chicago the same again. Every building has a past author Joni Hirsch Blackman finds the stories behind more than 90 Chicago buildings that used to be something else: the liquor store that used to be a speakeasy during Prohibition; the yacht club that used to be a ferry boat; the countless condominiums that used to be cracker, shoe, postcard or piano factories and, perhaps the most incongruous, the circus school that used to be a church.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Warning: with This Used to Be Chicago as your guide, you may never look at Chicago the same again. Every building has a past author Joni Hirsch Blackman finds the stories behind more than 90 Chicago buildings that used to be something else: the liquor store that used to be a speakeasy during Prohibition; the yacht club that used to be a ferry boat; the countless condominiums that used to be cracker, shoe, postcard or piano factories and, perhaps the most incongruous, the circus school that used to be a church. Imagine what your favorite buildings will house in another 100 years that's this book backwards Explore your own neighborhood with a new eye, find places you remember from your youth, appreciate a new part of town you've considered only as it is now.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781681060910
  • ISBN-10: 1681060914
  • Publisher: Reedy Press
  • Publish Date: September 2017
  • Page Count: 192
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds

Series: This Used to Be

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Books > History > United States - State & Local - Midwest(IA,IL,IN,KS,MI,MN,MO
Books > Architecture > Buildings - General
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