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development of public recreation in metropolitan Chicago

Elizabeth Halsey

development of public recreation in metropolitan Chicago

by Elizabeth Halsey

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Published by Chicago recreation commission in [Chicago] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago.
    • Subjects:
    • Recreation areas -- Illinois -- Chicago.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesRecreation in metropolitan Chicago.
      Statementby Elizabeth Halsey...
      ContributionsChicago Recreation Commission.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV54.I3 C55 1940
      The Physical Object
      Pagination6 p. l., ix-xii, 334 p.
      Number of Pages334
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6419340M
      LC Control Number41012864
      OCLC/WorldCa2605306

      Chicago was mired in a housing crisis that demolis units, and only built 7, new homes. Due to the Great Depression, there w families moving to Chicago to look for job opportunities. In , Chicago Housing Authority was founded to operate the public housing development with the federal government. Programs were so well attended that by one-third of all Chicago public school teachers had attended courses or brought students on visits to the museum. Programs for adults were equally robust, and in the museum received a gift to build the lecture and concert space that is .

      17 North State Street #, Chicago, IL, | Phone CNT is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization under Section (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.   the Demonstration Cities and Metropolitan Development Act (including the Model Cities program) Babcock, Richard F. The zoning game; municipal practices and policies. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press. [helped assert the centrality of land use controls in community planning] publication:

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Genre/Form: Academic theses: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Halsey, Elizabeth, b. Development of public recreation in metropolitan Chicago. The development of public recreation in metropolitan Chicago / By Elizabeth Halsey and Chicago Recreation Commission.

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