TITLE

A seedbed of fire

PUB. DATE
August 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;8/31/92-9/7/92, Vol. 113 Issue 9, p99
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a brief selection from Daniel J. Boorstin's new book, `The Creators,' detailing the great fire of Oct. 8-10, 1871 in Chicago, which killed only 300 people but incinerated three-and-a-half square miles of the central city and left 100,000homeless. The architectural aid needed to rebuild the city; The first American urban renewal.
ACCESSION #
9208311561

 

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