How Chicago Built an Amazing Lake Shore

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Chicago’s lakefront went from a narrow strip along Michigan Avenue to one of the best in the world. This video tells that story.

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This video is mostly an adaptation of the wonderful book “Lakefront: Public Trust and Private Rights in Chicago” by Joseph D. Kearney and Thomas W. Merrill.
Produced by Dave Amos in sunny San Luis Obispo, California.
Edited by Ryan Alva in Los Angeles, California.
Audio by Eric Schneider in cloudy Cleveland, Ohio.
Select images and video from Getty Images.
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