Board of Local Improvements

Chicago: Board of Local Improvements, 1921. First Edition. A report from the Board to Mayor "Big Bill" Thompson highlighting the last six years’ worth of efforts in local improvements. With illustrations of the Ogden Ave. Extension, Robey Street Improvement, West 12th St. at Ashland Ave. Improvement, Michigan Ave. bridge. These boys are working to improve real estate values, to improve assessments, to improve their own net worth, and to keep Thompson happy. Well marbled with denials of wrongdoing. Illustrated from photographs of current work before and after, and drawings, one lifted from the Chicago Plan Commission. Cover illustration colored photographic cityscape. First edition. 8vo; 12 pp. A good copy in wrappers. Item #012494

Price: $150.00

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