111 Places in Chicago That You Must Not Miss

 

Amy Bizzarri, Susie Inverso

111 Places in Chicago That You Must Not Miss

Amy Bizzarri, Susie Inverso

111 Places in Chicago That You Must Not Miss

Paperback

13,5 x 20,5 cm

240 Seiten

ISBN 978-3-7408-0156-4

erscheint im Juni

Euro 16,95 [D] , 17,50 [AT]

Chicago. City of the Big Shoulders. What started off as a small fur-trading settlement is today a bustling metropolis. Once considered the “hog butcher of the world,” “stacker of wheat,“ and “player with railroads,” Chicago’s colorful past remains hidden in the nooks and crannies of this wonderful windy city.  Adventures await, from the glamourous to the gritty: Sip dirty martinis in an elegant, underground, 1920’s bank vault. Paddle a kayak down the infamous Bubbly Creek of Upton Sinclair's The Jungle. While away an afternoon in a salt cave, or smoke a classic cigar in the oldest family-run tobacco shop in the U.S. Snorkel a 32-acre, limestone sheet shoal, one of the most biodiverse ecosystems in the Midwest. Dine outdoors in a 23rd floor, Beaux-Arts cupola overlooking the Chicago River.  Whether you're an out-of-towner or a diehard Chicago dweller who thinks you’ve seen it all, these 111 hidden places are waiting for you to seek out and enjoy.

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  • Amy Bizzarri

    Amy Bizzarri is an extreme Chicago history buff and freelance writer. She lives with her two children in a vintage 1910 home in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago. When she’s not writing, you’ll most likely find her swimming laps at Holstein Park pool, riding her bicycle around Humboldt Park or sharing an atomic sundae at Margie’s Candies.

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  • Susie Inverso

    Susie Inverso is a professional photographer in Chicago, IL. She has the unusual job of photographing public transit throughout the city, and she has visited Chicago’s farthest corners. When she is not photographing trains, people, or pets, she plays the trumpet and guitar in various musical projects. She lives with her fiancé, their 2 cats, and a box turtle. Go Cubs!

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