Did You Know?
The first automobile race in the US was held along Chicago's lakefront in 1895, with J. Frank Duryea beating the rest of the field while averaging a blistering 7.5 miles per hour. Which, coincidentally, is often the average speed on Lakeshore Drive at 8AM!
A water bottle and tripod serve as stand-ins as Michael emulates Daniel Chester French's statue "the Republic," which stands on the location of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair administration building.
A smattering of snacks--have a bite!
- A Brainsnack Annotated Bibliography
Many of our favorite Chicago books, annotated with book info and our own descriptions. Click on book covers to purchase them at Amazon.com, and we'll get credit!
- Get the Book!
The publisher has been saying that Michael's book Hollywood on Lake Michigan, 2d. edition, should be available soon...
- Pictorial Chicago
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