From the Archives: Images of America: Chicago Heights

In 1833, the same year two hundred settlers organized the town of Chicago, another nucleus of settlers began gathering about thirty miles south. Their community grew into a miniature, parallel version of its northern neighbor: a Rust Belt boomtown with its own Louis Sullivan architecture and the nickname “Crossroads of America.”

This book review was originally published on the Read/Writer blog of Read/Write Library Chicago on September 6, 2014. See also PDF.

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