The Chicago River: A History in Pictures
Discover the continually-evolving relationship between this city and its river in The Chicago River: A History in Photographs, the newest coffee-table book for Chicagoans and visitors alike. Astonishing tales and stunning photographs fill this book to guide the reader through the history of the Chicago River from 1600 to the present-day. Historical maps and drawings paired...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published March 1st 2007 by Westcliffe Publishers
(first published January 30th 2007)
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A really nice picture book detailing the history of the Chicago River; a river that had its current flow reversed, gets dyed green every year on St. Patrick's Day and has seen its share of disasters. A wonderfully concise and photographically interesting book.