Street Signs Chicago: Neighborhood and Other Illusions of Big-City Life
Bowden, Charles & Lew Kreinberg , Richard Younker(illus.)
Place Published: Chicago, IL
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Date Published: 1981
Edition: First edition, first printing
Condition: Near fine
Book Id: 48953
SIGNED. 198pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] Black boards with a gilt stamped title on the backstrip. The bottom edges of the covers are very lightly edgeworn, and the surface of the dust jacket is mildly rubbed.
Photographs by Richard Younker. Foreword by William Appleman Williams. This provocative and beautifully written book will challenge every one of your assumptions about the past, present and future life of big-city neighborhoods. 'Street Signs Chicago' is indispensable not only for Chicagoans and those interested in Chicago history, but for everyone who wishes to understand the growth, prosperity, conflicts and problematic futures of American cities. Signed by Charles Bowden on the half title page.