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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.

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Inspired by nature :
ISBN: 0979412501. OCLC Number: 154806101

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

"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.

The city in a garden :
ISBN: 9781935195221. OCLC Number: 751833743

Center for American Places ;. .

Early Chicago park advocates dared to dream that vast stretches of swampy wasteland could be transformed into magnificent parks rivaling any in the world. Bachrach's tale is filled with heroes and scoundrels, idealism, Chicago-style politics, and the sad decline caused by years of neglect-- but with a hopeful twist of restoration in recent years.

The city in a garden :
ISBN: 1930066015. OCLC Number: 46975068

Center for American Places, in association with the Chicago Park District ;. .

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.