Ellen Shubart


Lifelong Chicagoan Ellen has worked more than two decades as a journalist, some years as a college-level instructor, and others as a city planning advocate. A historian by training, with master’s degrees in U.S. history and historic preservation, she has written two books for Arcadia Publishing, Glencoe, Illinois and Taylor Street, Chicago’s Little Italy. She spends her retirement giving tours of Chicago architecture with the Chicago Architecture Foundation.


The next best thing to going on alive tour of the Windy City with Ellen Shubart, Chicago: An Illustrated Timeline will have a special appeal to both the armchair traveler and the on-site visitor. Informative and memorable, Chicago: An Illustrated

Gail Borden Public Library in Elgin will host "One Dozen Top Dates and Stories of Chicago History" Tuesday, Oct. 26.


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