Grant Park

Grant Park

The Evolution of Chicago's Front Yard

eBook - 2013
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On November 4, 2008, when president-elect Barack Obama celebrated his victory with more than one hundred thousand supporters in Chicago, everyone knew where to meet. Long considered the showplace and cultural center of Chicago, Grant Park has been the site of tragedy and tension, as well success and joy. In addition to serving as the staging grounds for Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession through the city, the park has been the setting for civil rights protests and the 1968 Democratic National Convention demonstrations. The faithful attended the open-air mass of Pope John Paul II in.
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 2013
ISBN: 9781299592506
1299592503
9780809332526
0809332523
0809332507
9780809332502
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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