Testimonials

Kevin J. Holland

Schwieterman covers it all—from examining the architecture of the city’s railroad stations, airports, bus depots and steamship wharves, to placing them in a regional and national context.

Author of Classic American Railroad Terminals

Bruce Moffat

Whether built for buses, boats, planes, or trains, it’s all here in Terminal Town. Schwieterman chronicles the life and times of Chicago’s transportation terminals and the monumental role they’ve played in moving passengers throughout the country.

Author of The “L”: The Development of Chicago’s Rapid Transit System

Christopher Lynch

With stunning maps and photos, Terminal Town spectacularly illustrates Chicago’s transportation story. This book proves that from sails to rails, or wheels to wings, Chicago will remain the crossroads of the world.

Author of Chicago’s Midway Airport: The First 75 Years