The Third City

in The Third City

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print November 2010 | ISBN: 9780226042930
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226042954 | DOI:
The Third City

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This chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about Chicago as the third city. It explains that the third city covers the period from the 1990s to the present represented by a revitalized urban core and shifting population mix. This volume examines the role of self-consciousness in the evolution of Chicago to become the third city, the role of Mayor Richard M. Daley in the city's development, the concept of neighborhood and urbanism.

Keywords: Chicago; third city; self-consciousness; Richard M. Daley; city development; neighborhood; urbanism

Chapter.  5261 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of the Americas

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