Since it opened in 2004, Millennium Park has become an essential destination for visitors to and residents of Chicago, second only to Navy Pier. As with many of Chicago’s architectural and artistic marvels, how the park came to be is a story of outsize ambition, luck, political maneuvering, and turning obstacles into opportunities. Cheryl Kent’s lavishly illustrated book is the best general introduction to the park’s history and each of its attractions.
Excerpt from The Chicago Park District: History, Background, Organization Few people realize the amazing extent and variety of free facilities for indoor and outdoor recreation provided in the 134 parks throughout the Chicago Park District. The following table summarizes these and provides a statistical pic ture. Of'the highly developed park resources which serve the city's leisure. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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Nashville country artist and former teacher Katie Quick presents her Fingertips Program at Morrill School in Chicago. Morrill was the school where Katie taught before pursuing her music career. Please visit www.katiequick.com/fingertips for more information and booking.