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historian Dr Sally Kitt provides the ’s Urban Nature in hand you’ll see those connections woven through Fabric Of The City of the city provides new insights into such historic Chicago 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 spaces they influenced rom 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 orefront of a global movement to end the division between town and country In Chicago’s Urban Nature Sally A Kitt Chappell provides a beautifully illustrated guide to the city’s stunning blend of nature and architectureAt the heart of this new urban concept is the idea of connection bringing and architectureAt the heart of this new urban concept is the idea of connection bringing and landscapes culture and nature commerce and leisure into an energetic harmony With Chicago. ,
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