Shore Line Dispatch No. 11: From Garfield L to Blue Line Rapid Transit

David A. Wilson
Item #88031

Through 200 photos and maps, discover the story of how a historic 'L' and interurban corridor through Chicago's West Side was transformed into today's Eisenhower Expressway and its pioneering median rapid transit line.
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The latest in the Shore Line Dispatch series highlights the coming of the superhighway to Chicago, a radically new design in rapid transit, and the total transformation of Chicago's West Side transportation corridor.

Combined with Dispatch No. 1, these two publications recall the railroads' history and how decades of urban planning resulted in efficient land use.  It was a prototype for other transportation corridors in Chicago and other cities in the U.S. and Canada.

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Author: David A. Wilson
Pages: 98
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