a tour of chicago

To really get a sense of Chicago, you have to see it in person.  But since that's rather difficult to do on a website, below is a photo album with "then-and-now" photos as well as a map that plots out some of the important places mentioned in the various poems.

Photo Album - Pictures of Chicago during the time period Sandburg wrote about it, as well as photos from today.

Map of Chicago - With important places mentioned in Sandburg's poetry.

Also Check Outů
- Read about Sandburg's life
Poetry and Analysis - Read Sandburg's poetry and some analysis by a U of M student

This website is a student project created for the University of Michigan's English 280 class.  Created by Chris Stallman