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Hour Chicago

Twenty-Five 60-Minute Self-Guided Tours of Chicago's Great Architecture and Art

Ann Slavick

Paperback

List Price: 16.95*
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Description

Chicago's marvelous architecture and the great paintings and sculpture of its famous museums are the stars and focus of this unique new tour guide. In a compact, easy-to-carry, and easy-to-follow format, the book contains twenty-five self-guided tours to the city's world-renowned masterpieces. Each brief tour can be accomplished in roughly an hour. Ms. Slavick arms readers with concise information about the sights they will see, and the book offers photographs and simple maps that make touring a breeze. For the time-challenged, Hour Chicago allows for convenient scheduling-an hour here, an hour there, without having to commit to day-long tours or programs. The travel guide also provides a comprehensive overview, with authoritative background information, on all of the city's memorable architectural and art treasures. With 85 black-and-white photographs and 25 maps.

Ivan R. Dee Publisher, 9781566637435, 268pp.

Publication Date: April 28, 2008



About the Author

Ann Slavick, an art educator, is also a painter and sculptor. She has led tours of Chicago art and architecture for students as well as professional organizations. She lives in Chicago.