Download PDF by Gavin W. Kleespies: Lost Mount Prospect (Images of America)

By Gavin W. Kleespies

ISBN-10: 0738540919

ISBN-13: 9780738540917

ISBN-10: 153162460X

ISBN-13: 9781531624606

Mount Prospect dates again to the 1840s. The village has a desirable legacy as an immigrant group, an formidable small city, an early innovative suburb, and a vintage postwar neighborhood. although, few of today�s citizens are conscious of this legacy. a lot of Mount Prospect�s earlier has been overshadowed by way of the quite swift improvement of the prior part century. The inhabitants of Mount Prospect in 1950 was once round 4,000 humans, the inhabitants was once nearly 19,000 via 1960, and this day it techniques 60,000. This amazingly swift improvement essentially replaced how Mount Prospect observed itself and redefined the community�s panorama. a few of the older constructions have been demolished to make method for brand spanking new advancements or have been modernized and at the moment are difficult to spot. The farms and early industries have been changed with homes and buying components. by the point this quick improvement was once over, it was once not easy to determine what have been right here prior to. misplaced Mount Prospect is an exam of this historical past. it's a examine the village during the lens of what now not exists.

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