Frommer's Memorable Walks in Chicago

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Wiley, Aug 20, 2003 - Travel - 187 pages
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10 Great Walking Tours Through the Most Colorful Neighborhoods in Chicago

Follow Frommer's for an up-close-and-personal look at Chicago. Discover the landmark architecture, ethnic neighborhoods, historic homes, and spectacular lakefront that make the Second City second to none.

* The Loop, an open-air showroom of architectural innovation and contemporary sculpture, from the Sears Tower to works by Picasso, Calder, and Miro
* The Magnificent Mile, lined with sleek skyscrapers and elegant shopping centers
* The glittering Gold Coast, a tree-shaded stretch of historic homes along Lake Michigan
* Oak Park, home to Frank Lloyd Wright's early architectural achievements

With easy-to-use directions and maps-and the best places to take a break along the way

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About the author (2003)

Elizabeth Canning Blackwell began life on the East Coast, but 4 years at Northwestern University transformed her into a Midwesterner. She has worked as a writer and editor at Encyclopedia Britannica, Northwestern University Medical School, and North Shore, a lifestyle magazine for the Chicago suburbs. She also has written for national magazines on everything from planning the perfect wedding to fighting a duel. She lives in Chicago with her husband.

Todd A. Savage has lived in the Chicago area on and off for more than a decade. He has written about the city for a variety of local publications, including the Chicago Reader, the Chicago Tribune, and Chicago magazine, as well as national magazines such as Metropolis and Travel & Leisure.

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