A chat about Chicago's past and present neighborhoods with Dr. Dominic Pacyga, Professor of History in the Department of Humanities, History, and Social Sciences at Columbia College Chicago.
Dr. Pacyga received his PhD in History from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1981. He has authored, or coauthored, six books concerning Chicago's history, including Slaughterhouse: Chicago's Union Stock Yard and the World it Made (2015); Chicago: A Biography (2009); Polish Immigrants and Industrial Chicago (1991); Chicago: City of Neighborhoods with Ellen Skerrett (1986); Chicago: A Historical Guide to the Neighborhoods (1979) with Glen Holt; and Chicago's Southeast Side (1998) with Rod Sellers.
His newest book Slaughterhouse: Chicago's Union Stock Yard and the World it Made is available here:
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