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date: 25 October 2020

Chicago parks. 

The Oxford Companion to the Garden
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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