A Photo Tour of
By Christian Heeb
with Alan J. Shannon
12"x10", 96 pages
Published in 2005
Revised and reprinted in 2006 and 2008
Get blown away by the Windy City with this beautiful coffee-table book. Spectacular color photos, including many 24-inch-wide panoramics, take the reader on a virtual tour of Chicago - the queen of the Midwest and the most American of cities.Sinatra said, "Chicago is my kind of town." See why as the nation’s third-largest city and third-largest convention destination is shown in all its glory.View the new Millennium Park, blues bars, Sears Tower, the Wrigley Building, Navy Pier, and other top sights with chapters entitled "The Loop," "Magnificent Mile," "Gold Coast," and "Grant Park Museums."Though the subject may be "the Second City," this book is second to none.
With over 80 travel books to his credit, Christian Heeb (photographer) is widely published in his native Germany and in the U.S. by Graphic Arts Center and Browntrout. He lives in Bend, Oregon.
Alan J. Shannon (co-author) writes for local restaurant publications such as the Chicago Tribune’s Metromix.com, the Chicago Times’ supplement Dining Chicago, and Chicago’s Local Palate. He has also been published in Viva magazine, Historic Illinois magazine, Globo Magazine (the German version of National Geographic Traveler), and other publications. He lives in Chicago, Illinois. Andrew Hudson (co-author and designer) has written ten travel books and lives in San Diego, California.
Introduction and History
The Loop (Sears Tower, The El, Statues)
The Magnificent Mile (Wrigley Building, John Hancock Center, Chicago River)
The Gold Coast (Navy Pier, Beaches, Blues Bars)
The Cultural Mile (Millennium Park, Buckingham Fountain, Art Institute)Carton qty: 20pb./16 cl.
84 color photos, 2 duotone photos, 9 black-and-white photos, 1 color map.