Chicago, IL: Chicago Review Press, 1981. Richard Younker. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. 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. Near fine / very good. Item #48953
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.