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Ts meandering origins in the muck left behind by retreating glaciers to the increasingly constrained path it takes today Overall the book provides a Arduino Development Cookbook fascinating look at how the waterway spurred the development of Chicago Its hop skip and a jump of a portagerom the Great Lakes To The Mississippi Spurred Dreams the Mississippi spurred dreams trade and profitAuthor Libby Hill is thorough in exploring the different acets of the Chicago River even if she can get a bit caught up in her own language at times I was most interested in the natural history of the river and caught up in her own language at times I was most interested in the natural history of the river and experiences of the native Americans and earlier traders before the waterway was improved The pace of development along this swampy marshland is hard to believeAs the story progresses and parties gain interest in manipulating the river the narrative becomes a bit muddled The story even seems to repeat a bit with the creation of the Illinois and Michigan Canal and Sanitary and Ship Canal Obviously there are similarities in the processes but the different eras aren t rendered distinctBy the time we hit the 20th century the book gets pretty thick with acronyms and agencies That does reflect the reality of the river in our modern age but it can be a bit of a slog to work through Still Hill does admirable work keeping the developments comprehensible and it s nice to see the river shift back a bit toward conservation and appreciation as our story ends Chicago s streets were raised up to make a sewer systemThe Chicago River had it s The Canadian Regime flow reverse to take sewage awayrom the cityAnd yet Chicago is still Testing Aircraft, Exploring Space full of shit. Brings together years of original research andield explorations to tell the Chicago River's epic and exciting tale including her discrediting of Chicago's 1885 cholera epidemic as an urban legend which is now considered the inal word on the topi. He growth of the city and in turn its influence on the river beginning with establishment of a arm by Jean Baptiste Point its influence on the river beginning the establishment of a arm by Jean Baptiste Point Sable in 1784 and the building of Fort Dearborn in 1803 The engineering history of decades of building various ditches and canals to both divert and utilize the waterways of the Chicago River is a major part of the book which also discusses the engineering of major construction projects such as raising the city eight eet above the river to accommodate sewers and looding Hill also devotes herself to showing the ecological conseuences of these also devotes herself to showing the ecological conseuences of these which over the years turned the river into an open sewer ollowed by efforts to undo the damage restore the uality of the water and provide recreational activities such as kayaking and the Riverwalk While I ound some of the history a bit tedious my overall appreciation or what I was learning about the cityriver nexus made this book well worth reading Some of it is very interesting but there is too much talk about sewage which I get is at the heart of the river but I also got the point rather uickly I would have liked to understand the environmental impacts social and physical It does a good job w the last one but I Shadow Bound felt the other two were touched on only briefly The true engineering efforts were not described in detail like how did they do some of this engineering in the 19th and early 20th century But I doeel knowledgeable and I know some cool stories about Chicago and it s etymology As promised this is a comprehensive history of the Chicago River taking it Mapapansin Kaya? from N the right place at the right time That's the story of the making of Chicago This is the other storythe making and perpetual re making of a river by everythingrom pre glacial orces to the interventions of an emerging and mighty city Libby Hill. Very very thorough And very very dry Ironic considering this is a book about a river and its watershed I only read this or most of a river and its watershed I only read this or most of or work It kinda sorta helped me understand the history of the Chicago River better but only when I was able to keep my eyes open long enough to read than one or two paragraphs without Life at the End of thevTunnel falling asleep To understand the City of Chicago it is necessary to understand the history of its relationship to and reliance upon the Chicago River Libby Hill s account of this dynamiceedback loop is both thorough and ascinating as she demonstrates how the geology and geography of the Chicago and Des PLAINES RIVERS LARGELY DETERMINED THE LOCATION Rivers largely determined the location history of the city of Chicago up through the Моя семья и другие звери; Птицы, звери и родственники first decades of the 21st century She traces how millions of years ago the bedrockormation upon which the Great Lakes lie was created along with the divide between what would become the Chicago and Des Plaines watersheds The retreat of the Wisconsin Glacier 14000 years ago then led to the The Herd from 93rd formation of both the Great Lakes and the rivers thatlow into them Indigenous cultures settled the southwest corner of Lake Michigan For Thousands Of Years thousands of years the arrival of European explorers and traders in the 18th century The attraction of this location s geography to them was the short less than two mile portage between the Chicago and Des Plaines Rivers The primary obstacle in this portage was a slough called Mud Lake Overcoming this obstacle and assuring the smooth Manual for Planetary Leadership (Easy-to-Read Encyclopedia of the Spiritual Path) flow of trade westward to St Louis and beyond became a majoractor in Used and abused Straightened and channelized Reversed and revered But never ignored An intimate biography of the heroic creek that Chicago made When Jolliet and Maruette used the Chicago portage the Chicago River was a humble even sluggish stream ,

The Chicago River A Natural and Unnatural History Illinois