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Center For American Places

Historic preservationist tells history of area parks in new book

Historic preservationist tells history of area parks in new book

In the 1830s, Chicago, though still a village, had aspirations not only to become a city, but one with glorious parks as well.

December 11, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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'Between Cultures' project honors the immigrant spirit

'Between Cultures' project honors the immigrant spirit

The immigrant longing for a better life, a better place, is a part of most of our histories as Americans. Among the things I've learned from my immigrant ancestry is that often, what a person longs for turns out to be the most important thing—it's the start of every journey and sometimes can…

June 14, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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