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Lost Chicago Famous Landmarks, Much Loved Restaurants, Sports Stadia, Movie Palaces That Really Were Palaces, Pleasure Gardens, Piers And Lake Steamers, Plus The Union Stock Yardsall Make Up Lost ChicagoSome Of Chicago S Greatest Architectural Losses Are Represented Here In This Tribute To A Bygone City Of Chicagothe Stock Exchange Building Midway Gardens The Marshall Field Wholesale Store And Buildings From The Columbian Exposition, The World S Fair That Showed Chicago Had Bounced Back From Its Ruinous Fire Of It Also Pays Homage To The Meat Packing Industry, Railcar Construction, And Mail Order Businessindustries That Once Drove The Chicago Economy But Have Since Moved On Listed By Date Of Loss, This Collection Traces A Nostalgic Path From The Time It Was Known Both As The Windy City And Porkopolis, And Presents An Astonishing Range Of Vanished Chicago From The Lakeshore Mansions Of The Rich And Famous, To Communities Built Up By The City S Immigrant Workforce It Also Includes Photographic Page Spreads Of Chicago Trains, The Village Of Pullman, White City, Riverview Park, Lake Steamers, The Illinois Theater, Comiskey Park, Palmer House, The Fire, And Grand Central Station

About the Author: John Paulett

John Paulett was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1950 He currently lives in Oak Park, Illinois John is a professor at National Louis University English Department and an instructor of Theology and Film at Fenwick High School In 2013, he was selected to receive the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Education He has also been recognized as Heart of the School by the Archdiocese of Chicago John holds a B.S in Linguistics from Georgetown University, an M.A in Theology from Felician College, an M.F.A in Creative Writing from Antioch University, and he is currently pursuing post graduate work in Religious Studies at Northwestern University He has published histories of Chicago, a book on prayer and spirituality, and several plays His articles have appeared in the Chicago Sun Times, Lunch Ticket, and other publications In 2014, he was appointed as an educational consultant to the Illinois Holocaust Museum He has served on multiple non profit boards including Interfaith House and is currently Vice Chair of the Golden Apple Academy of Fellows John is also an actor and has appeared on stage and in film, including the award winning short The European Kid John plays multiple string instruments and was a founding member of the bluegrass band Home Brew He lives with his wife, the artist Sabina Ott, and their dogs Saul and Alice, and wonder cat Eliot He has one daughter teacher and historian Kelly Mitchell.

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