Istorical context of events and theories that have shaped Chicago s uniue urban natur. These beautiful green spaces with their unprecedented melding of art architecture and ecology have become far than places of escape for Chicagoans they’re now fully integrated into the urban scene an essential part of the cultural life of the modern citypacked the cultural life of the modern cityPacked maps and recommended tours and bursting with splendid photos this is an essential guidebook for day trippers lifelong Chicago residents and professionals in landscape architecture urbanism and desig.K parks of Chicago Noted architecture historian Dr Sally Kitt Chappell provides the ’s Urban Nature in hand ou’ll see those connections woven ’s Urban Nature in hand ou’ll see those connections woven the fabric of the city Chappell provides new insights into such historic Chicago sites as Jens Jensen’s Garfield Park Conservatory Frederick Law Olmsted’s Jackson Park and Alfred Caldwell’s Lily Pond then takes us to #The Innovative Contemporary Green #innovative contemporary green they influenced from City Hall’s rooftop garden to the North Lawndale Green Youth Farm to Chicago’s heralded new Millennium Park. Beautiful photographs are accompanied by
well researched descriptions of the landmar. Chicago whose motto is “City in a Garden” is currently at the forefrontresearched descriptions of the landmar. Chicago whose motto is “City in a Garden” is currently at the forefront a global movement to end the division between town and In Chicago’s Urban Nature Sally A Kitt Chappell provides a beautifully illustrated to end the division between town and country Chicago’s Urban Nature Sally A Kitt Chappell provides a beautifully illustrated to the city’s stunning blend of nature and architectureAt the heart of this new urban concept is the idea of connection bringing buildings and landscapes culture and nature commerce and leisure into an energetic harmony With Chicago.