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October Cities

October Cities

"Rotella does an extraordinary job of describing both the ideology of urban planning and its actual realization in the built environment, and he shows how cultural (literary) constructions of meaning simultaneously reflect and inform social reality."—Richard Slotkin, author of Gunfighter Nation "A

ISBN10 : 9780520211445 , ISBN13 : 0520211448

Page Number : 358

Playing In Time

Playing In Time

From jazz fantasy camp to running a movie studio; from a fight between an old guy and a fat guy to a fear of clowns—Carlo Rotella’s Playing in Time delivers good stories full of vivid characters, all told with the unique voice and humor that have garnered Rotella many devoted readers in the New

ISBN10 : 9780226729114 , ISBN13 : 0226729117

Page Number : 288

Chicago S South Shore

Chicago S South Shore

Chicago's South Shore has a mature, urban nature that disguises its evolution from marshland to farmland, and from suburb to city neighborhood. Located between Jackson Park and Seventy-ninth Street, and from Lake Michigan to Stony Island, the marshland of the 1800s was first settled by German and Sc

ISBN10 : 0738503452 , ISBN13 : 9780738503455

Page Number : 128

Bitten By The Blues

Bitten By The Blues

It started with the searing sound of a slide careening up the neck of an electric guitar. In 1970, twenty-three-year-old Bruce Iglauer walked into Florence’s Lounge, in the heart of Chicago’s South Side, and was overwhelmed by the joyous, raw Chicago blues of Hound Dog Taylor and the HouseRocker

ISBN10 : 9780226129907 , ISBN13 : 022612990X

Page Number : 345

The Coast Of Chicago

The Coast Of Chicago

The stolid landscape of Chicago suddenly turns dreamlike and otherworldly in Stuart Dybek's classic story collection. A child's collection of bottle caps becomes the tombstones of a graveyard. A lowly rightfielder's inexplicable death turns him into a martyr to baseball. Strains of Chopin floating d

ISBN10 : 9781466806375 , ISBN13 : 1466806370

Page Number : 192

Great American City

Great American City

To demonstrate the powerfully enduring effect of place, this text reviews a decade of research in Chicago, to demonstrate how neighborhoods influence social phenomena, including crime, health, civic engagement & altruism.

ISBN10 : 9780226734569 , ISBN13 : 0226734560

Page Number : 534