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Plan to straighten Chicago River
Plan to straighten Chicago River
TitlePlan to straighten Chicago River
DescriptionCaption: "Plan to straighten South Branch of Chicago River." From text: "By straightening the river, as the city council has very recently proposed to do, the land lying between Clark Street and the present river channel would be capable of harmonious development along normal rectangular lines.... Briefly, this report recommends the straightening of the Chicago River between Polk Street and Sixteenth Street…."
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RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SubjectCity planning
Coverage-SpatialThe Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
Near South Side (Chicago, Ill.)
Chicago River (Ill.)
PublisherUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois at Chicago
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Book TitleChicago, a history and forecast
Author of the BookHarper, William Hudson, 1857-
CollectionPicture Chicago
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