Downtown Chicago in Transition. Foreword by Joel Daly.
Second Edition. Chicago, Chicago’s Books Press, 2007. 22,5 cm x 29 cm. 253 pages with illustrations throughout. Original Hardcover with illustrated dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition with only minor signs of wear.
Includes for example: Part I – The Rise Skyward / Part II – Two Challenging Decades / Part III – The Construction Boom / Part IV – Renaissance etc.
This publication by Eric Bronsky and Neal Samors is like no other book about Chicago’s past and present—exploring the dynamic changes that have continuously shaped the greater Loop district from the later nineteenth century to the present time. Downtown’s evolution is vividly portrayed through 250+ historical duotone and color photographs interlaced with a tapestry of memories, experiences and thoughts by 20+ Chicagoans. The book is brimming with a rich variety of subjects including architecture and urban planning, department stores, restaurants, movie palaces, public transportation and parks (Publisher’s Information)