Armour Square

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This community area includes all or part of the following neighborhoods: Wentworth Gardens, Stateway Gardens, Chinatown, Armour Square 

Chinese American Museum of Chicago. Includes a number of historical articles about Chinatown, and a historical map of Chinatown.

Christoff, Peggy Spitzer. "Women of Chinatown."
Chicago History Vol. 27, No. 1 (1998): 45-55.
Call No. Local History Ref F548.1.C465 (2nd floor open shelf.)

Ho, Chuimei and Soo Lon Moy, eds. Chinese in Chicago, 1870-1945.
Charleston: Arcadia, 2005.
Call No. Local History Ref F548.9 C5 C46 2005. (2nd floor open shelf.)

Holt, Glen E. and Dominic A. Pacyga. Chicago, A Historical Guide to the Neighborhoods : the Loop and South Side.
Chicago: Chicago Historical Society, 1979.
Call No. F548.68.A1 H64.

Moye, Gerald H. Ling Long Museum: the Highlights of Chinese History and Chicago's Chinatown.
Chicago: Ling Long Museum, 1935.
Call No. F548.68.C55 M69 1935.

Solzman, David M. “Armour Square” in The Electronic Encyclopedia of Chicago.

Spirou, Costas. It’s Hardly Sportin’: Stadiums, Neighborhoods and the New Chicago.
Dekalb, Il: Northern Illinois University Press, 2003.
Call No. GV415. S65 2003.

Images of the people and places in this neighborhood from the CARLI digital collections.