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The elevated system and the growth of northern Chicago.

James Leslie Davis

The elevated system and the growth of northern Chicago.

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Published by Dept. of Geography, Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago.
    • Subjects:
    • Urbanization -- Illinois -- Chicago.,
    • Railroads, Elevated -- Chicago.,
    • Transportation -- Illinois -- Chicago.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesNorthwestern University studies in geography,, no. 10, studies in geography (Evanston, Ill.) ;, no. 10.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT153 .D3 1965
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 180 p.
      Number of Pages180
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4731973M
      LC Control Number78020563

      CHICAGO ELEVATED MAP This map shows Chicago's elevated railway system, as it existed in the 's and 's. Included are the names of the separate companies prior to unification, and the interurban lines using the elevated lines to enter Chicago. . In haunting prose, Miller documents a broken system, or several, which her book indicts one by one. “Know My Name” is a gut-punch, yes, but also blessedly hopeful. Buy now.   Figure 1: Health risk due to PM10 (source: University of Chicago) The areas most affected burn wood and other biofuels or coal in their houses for cooking and heat. The United States, Western Europe, Canada and Australia produce much of their electricity from coal, but they use advanced pollution control equipment to remove most of the particulate matter and other pollutants from their . The streetcar system that covered most of the South Side stayed in the hands of Chicago business, but by the mids most of the lines on the West and North sides as well as much by the elevated railway were controlled by a financial manager named Charles Tyson Yerkes, the man who had built the streetcar system of Philadelphia and would later.


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