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Highland Park: Settlement to the 1920s

By: Johnas, Julia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Arcadia Publishing: 2007

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 15791

ISBN: 0738551015

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's photographic wraps. Profusely illustrated with B&W photographs. Highland Park represents one of the finest examples of late-19th-century suburban development. Its abundant natural beauty was quickly recognized and preserved by the visionary design of two well-known landscape architects, Horace W. S. Cleveland and William M. R. French. Capitalizing on the setting and boasting good schools, good churches and good society, the Highland Park Building Company transformed the scenic village into one of the most desirable communities on Chicago's North Shore, attracting socially prominen... View more info