Author Edward McClelland asks, ‘How suburban is your suburb?’

John Landecker

OAK PARK, ILLINOIS – MARCH 20: The Oak Park Village Hall is closed due to a “shelter in place” order given to residents to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus on March 20, 2020 in Oak Park,Illinois. Oak Park has issued a “shelter-in-place” order as of 12:01 a.m. Friday, after two emergency room physicians at Rush Oak Park Hospital tested positive for COVID-19 and Gov. J.B. Pritzker plans to issue the same for the entire state starting Saturday. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Connoisseur of all things Midwestern brings his expertise to the essential question: What makes a suburb a suburb? He joins John Landecker to look at Chicago’s suburban landscape and share his thoughts on what makes them unique (or not).

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