This city of many nicknames from "the city that works" to "Paris on the prairie" is brought to life in text and 170 color photographs in Chicago. The extended introduction is an entertaining tour of the city from a life-long resident. The chapters consist primarily of photos, with detailed captions detailing principal facts along with notes of historical and cultural interest. An up-to-date look at a great American city, Chicago provides the tourist and city resident alike with a fresh view of the "city with big shoulders." For residents of and visitors to Chicago and Illinois. CityLife Pictorial Guides from Voyageur Press showcase the people, places, and activities that make our cities vibrant places to live and visit. CityLife Pictorial Guides fully capture each city's unique signature through a balance of crisp color photography, informative captions, and fascinating historical material.
Marilyn D. Clancy, of Chicago, Illinois, has lived either in the city or in the adjacent suburb of Oak Park all her life. She is the president of Clancy & Company, a communications, management, and marketing firm, and she is a former executive director of the Chicago Tourism Council.
Ron Schramm, of Chicago, Illinois, has photographed the city for more than twenty years and has built an extensive stock file. His work has been published in The Chicago Tribune Magazine.
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"Over 170 stunning photos, many of them panoramas, along with sparking captions, a fond introductory remembrance, and insightful comments by dozens of distinguished Chicagoans." -- Chicago Books In Review
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Book Description Voyageur Press (MN), 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX089658318X
Book Description Voyageur Pr, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M089658318X