A guide to Chicago's historic suburbs on wheels and on foot (Lake, McHenry, Kane, DuPage, Will & Cook Counties)
Photographs and text celebrate the historic sections of the Chicago Metropolitan Area, focusing on landmark buildings, parks, shops, museums, and theaters.
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