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Kathleen Maguire

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Connection to Illinois: Maguire has lived in Chicago her whole life and has been a resident of the city's South, North and West Sides. She earned postgraduate degrees from the University of Illinois at Chicago and DePaul University.

Biography: Kathleen Maguire is a guide for Walk Chicago Tours, she brings Chicago's brilliance and magic firsthand to its visitors. She currently lives in Chicago's Logan Square.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers


Selected Titles

Chicago Then and Now
ISBN: 1910904058 OCLC: 922909634

Pavilion 2015

This book pairs archival photos with modern views to tell the story of the city's rich history. It is a story of determination and pride, and the evocative photos on these pages reflect the many faces of Chicago's heritage. Sites include: Grant Park, Lincoln Park, Wabash Avenue, Lake Street, Marshall Field's, State Street, Palmer House, Reliance Building, the Chicago Theatre, Majestic Theatre and Biograph Theater, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Cultural Center, South Michigan Avenue, North Michigan Avenue, Board of Trade Building, The Rookery, Old Colony Building, Dearborn Street Station, Chicago and North Western Terminal, Illinois Central Railyards, State Street Bridge, Michigan Avenue Bridge, Wacker Drive, Chicago River from the Wrigley Building, Water Tower, Lake Shore Drive, Navy Pier, Oak Street Beach, Merchandise Mart, Wrigley Field, Comiskey Park, the Union Stockyards, and much more. A detailed map lists major downtown sites featured in the book.--provided by

Cool Chicago: An Inspirational Guide to What's Best in the City
ISBN: 1911641387 OCLC: 1112377232

Pavilion 2020

A vibrant visual guide to the coolest architecture, art, museums, parks, theaters, bars, restaurants and much more in this exhilarating city--