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Richard Nickel's Chicago: Photographs of a Lost City

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Richard Nickel is an urban legend of sorts. He is remembered for his brave and lonely stand to protect Chicago's great architecture, and for his dramatic death in the rubble of the Stock Exchange Building. He is remembered, too, for the photographs he left behind. This is a book about one man's relationship with his city, a remarkably personal story told through compellin
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Hardcover, 192 pages
Published October 1st 2008 (first published November 15th 2006)
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Jennifer
Absolutely amazing. Nickel's photographs of people are just as compelling as his better-known photos of architecture. I'll be re-reading this often, even though some of the demolition photos made me feel ill.
Sean Doerr
Great book, giving a look into Nickel's life. Loved the snippets. I just wish they would have touched more on his biography throughout. As a photo book though, it is amazing stuff and worthy of a book!
Michael
Gorgeous black & white photography of a Chicago that doesn't really exist anymore.
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