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Number of Pages: 176

Genre: History

Age Range: Adult

Language: English

Street Date: December 15, 2016
TCIN: 52001302
UPC: 9781609492076
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-6102


New York has Greenwich Village; New Orleans has its French Quarter; Paris has Montmartre. And Chicago has its own little piece of charm that rivals them all. Chicago has Old Town--an oasis in the steel and stone heart of the city, an old-fashioned, do-it-yourself neighborhood beloved by artists and entrepreneurs as the perfect place to find a muse and raise a family. And while a casual, inobservant visitor can feel the magnetism of the place, lifelong residents may still be unaware of the hidden bits of history Old Town has drawn into itself. Until now.

Includes bibliographical references (p.167-170) and index.

Contributor Bio: Baugher, Shirley
Shirley Baugher has been an Old Towner for more than thirty years. Through the years, Shirley has served her adopted neighborhood as a volunteer for the various programs and activities of the Old Town Triangle Association and was president of that organization for three years. She wrote three books about Old Town, describing its history, its architecture and its famous (and near-famous) inhabitants. In 2006, she won a Landmarks Preservation award for her history of Old Town. In 2011, she was recognized by Mayor Richard M. Daley as one of Chicago's outstanding women during Women's History Month. Shirley came to Old Town from Evanston, a city almost as familiar to her as Old Town.

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