Individual Author Record
Caspall lives in Evanston.
Biographical and Professional Information
Dana Caspall is an experienced author who works for the federal government and has spent much of her professional life investigating business and governmental programs. She earned an MS in public service management from DePaul University and has written extensively on zoning, housing and building-code matters.
- The Politics of Place: A History of Zoning in Chicago, Lake Claremont Press, 2006 - written with Joseph P. Schwieterman, reprinted by Southern Illinois University Press, 2016
Titles At Your Library
The Politics of Place: A History of Zoning in Chicago (Illinois)
Lake Claremont Press. 2006
Chicago is renowned for its distinctive skyline, its bustling Loop business district, and its diverse neighborhoods. How the face of Chicago came to be is a story of enterprise, ingenuity, opportunity—and zoning. Until now, however, there has not been a book that focuses on the important, often surprising, role of zoning in shaping the "The City that Works."