Table of Contents
   List of Illustrationsp. ix
   Introductionp. 1
   The White City and the Gray Cityp. 13
   Three Museums and a Libraryp. 31
   Sears, Roebuck and Companyp. 57
   Frances Willard's Bicyclep. 76
   Open-Heart Surgeryp. 95
   A Church for Father Toltonp. 113
   The Illinois Institute of Technologyp. 133
   The Birth of Urban Literaturep. 151
   The West Side Groundsp. 181
   The Chicago Hot Dogp. 203
   Wrigley's Gump. 221
   The Chicago School of Architecturep. 237
   Reforming Chicagop. 265
   Epidemics and Clean Waterp. 285
   Epilogue: Chicago's Next Great Yearp. 301
   Notesp. 309
   Indexp. 337