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date: 25 October 2020

Chicago parks. 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to the Garden
Author(s):
Julia S. BachrachJulia S. Bachrach

In 1837, Chicago's nascent government adopted the motto Urbs en horto. This Latin phrase meaning City in a Garden proved to be prophetic. Then little more than a muddy village on the edge of the prairie, Chicago went on to establish many of the nation's premier parks and green spaces. In ... ...

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