By Robert Lewis
Robert Lewis records how brands, interested in greenfield websites at the city’s outskirts, started to construct manufacturing facility districts there with assistance from an problematic community of railroad vendors, genuine property builders, financiers, and wholesalers. those big networks of social ties, organizational memberships, and fiscal relationships have been finally extra consequential, Lewis demonstrates, than any one fulfillment. past easily giving Chicago companies aggressive benefits, they remodeled the industrial geography of the quarter. Tracing those variations throughout seventy-five years, Chicago Made establishes a large new starting place for our realizing of city business America.
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