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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Julia Sniderman Bachrach  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: N/A

-- Julia Sniderman Bachrach on WorldCat --

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Biographical and Professional Information

Julia Sniderman Bachrach is the Historian for the Chicago Park District.

Published Works

  • Welcome to Grant Park: The history of Chicago's front yard plus a self-guided walking tour of its monuments Chicago park district, 1998
  • The City in a Garden, Photographic History of Chicago Parks, Center for American Places, 2001
  • Inspired by Nature: The Garfield Park Conservatory and Chicago's West Side Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance, 2007

Selected Titles At Your Library

The city in a garden :
ISBN: 1930066015. OCLC Number:

Center for American Places, in association with the Chicago Park District ;. Placitas, N.M. :. 2001.

Gardens, in the form of parks, grew hand in hand with the pioneer town of Chicago. Before the skyscrapers, or the expositions, Chicago's parks suggested a worldly sophistication not usually associated with a boomtown.

Inspired by nature :
ISBN: 0979412501. OCLC Number:

Published by the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance in association with the Chicago Park District :. Chicago :. 2008.

"Inspired by Nature: The Garfield Park Conservatory and Chicago's West Side tells a fascinating story through historical essays and the recollections of both young and old residents, past and present. This volume is richly illustrated with historic and current photography, and is essential for anyone interested in Chicago history, urban parks and communities, and the botanic splendor of the Garfield Park Conservatory."--Jacket.



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