Sam Kling, Northwestern University and Courtney Wiersema, University of Notre Dame

Saturday, May 10, 2014

2:30 pm to 4:30 pm


Center for American History and Culture Programs
Urban History Dissertation Group

“Imagining Downtown Real Estate: Mobility and the Discovery of Property Values in Chicago, 1917-1933”
Sam Kling, Northwestern University

“Where Have All the Gardens Gone? The Domestic Pastoral and the Decline of Urban Agriculture in Chicago, 1833-1893”
Courtney Wiersema, University of Notre Dame

Cost and Registration Information 

The group is open only to graduate students (no faculty), and members should be committed to attending as many of the meetings as possible.  Papers are pre-circulated by email and must be requested in advance. If you are interested in presenting or would like to attend, please contact the Scholl Center at