Thomas Dyja is the author of the award-winning The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream, as well as three novels. He lives on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
A New York Times Notable Book
A lively, immersive history by an award-winning urbanist of New York City’s transformation, and the lessons it offers for the city’s future.
Dangerous, filthy, and falling apart, garbage piled on its streets and en... SEE MORE