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City of American Dreams

A History of Home Ownership and Housing Reform in Chicago, 1871-1919 (Historical Studies of Urban America)

by Margaret Garb

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Housing & property for the individual,
  • Housing,
  • History - General,
  • History,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • History: American,
  • Illinois,
  • Real Estate - Buying/Selling Homes,
  • History / United States / State & Local,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Chicago,
  • Home ownership

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9598373M
    ISBN 100226282090
    ISBN 109780226282091
    OCLC/WorldCa58600096

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