LEFT: The cover of Exploring Route 66 in Chicagoland, the new book that will make the Mother Road in Cook County COME ALIVE, whether you are taking the journey from your armchair, your driver's seat, or on your own two feet!

Exploring Route 66 in Chicagoland has a "Quick Guide" (left) that explains how to best use the book for your explorations. Click on the image to see a larger view of the "Quick Guide."

Route 66 in Cook County, Illinois is aligned upon four main thoroughfares: Jackson Boulevard, Adams Street, Ogden Avenue, and Joliet Road. For each street, Exploring Route 66 in Chicagoland has two chapters, starting with a chapter devoted to the street's "Biography." Click on the image to the left to see two pages of the chapter, "Biography: Jackson Boulevard--From City Street to Grand Carriageway."

The second chapter for each street is a driving tour of that street. Click on the image to the left to see two pages of "Driving Ogden Avenue--Through North Lawndale, Cicero, Berwyn, Riverside, and Lyons."

The final section of Exploring Route 66 in Chicagoland describes the buildings and attractions along the 66 corridor in downtown Chicago. Click on the image to the left to see two pages of "Exploring 66 on Foot: In the Loop, Where the Road Begins!"

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