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Forgotten Chicago by John Paulett

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Published by Arcadia in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Chicago (Ill.),
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago

Subjects:

  • Historic buildings -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Pictorial works.,
  • Wrecking -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Pictorial works.,
  • Architecture -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- Pictorial works.,
  • Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- Pictorial works.,
  • Chicago (Ill.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJohn Paulett, Ron Gordon.
GenrePictorial works.
SeriesImages of America
ContributionsGordon, Ron, 1942-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF548.37 .P38 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination126 p. :
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3314047M
ISBN 100738532797
LC Control Number2004103635
OCLC/WorldCa56547264

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