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Encyclopedia of ChicagoThe Encyclopedia of Chicago is a dynamic and unprecedented metropolitan history. Includes thousands of historical resources-including articles, photos, maps, broadsides and newspapers-related to Chicago's colorful and complex history.
"City of the century tells how in just 60 years Chicago grew from a remote, swampy frontier town into one of the most explosively alive cities in the world". -- Container. Chicago by 'L" is part travelogue, part history, and part tour of Chicago's neighborhoods by 'L', Chicago's elevated train.