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Richard J. Daley and the City That Works, 1955–1976

Robert G. Spinney

in City of Big Shoulders: A History of Chicago

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749599
eISBN:
9781501748356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749599.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on Richard J. Daley, who was elected mayor of Chicago in 1955 and won re-election in the city's next five mayoral contests. It describes Daley as the undisputed boss of Chicago ... More


The Mayor among His Peers: Interpreting Richard M. Daley

Larry Bennett

in The City, Revisited: Urban Theory from Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665754
eISBN:
9781452946559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665754.003.0012
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Mayor Richard J. Daley dominated Chicago’s public affairs from the mid-1950s until the mid-1970s, during these two decades substantially centralizing Cook County Democratic Party operations. This ... More


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