The following is a list of resources consulted in the creation of the 2012-13 RIVERS exploration and Festival.

Barry, John. Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How it Changed America. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997.
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Blackbourn, David. The Conquest of Nature: Water, Landscape, and the Making of Modern Germany. New York and London: W.W. Norton, 2006.
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Schama, Simon. Landscape and Memory. New York: Vintage, 1996.
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Richard Cahan and Michael Williams. The Lost Panoramas: When Chicago Changed its River and the Land Beyond. Chicago: Cityfiles Press, 2011.
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Gang, Jeanne. Reverse Effect: Renewing Chicago’s Waterways. Chicago: Studio Gang Architects, Ltd., 2011.
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Wasserman, Richard. Midstream: the Chicago River, 1999-2010. Chicago: Columbia College Chicago Press, 2012
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Oehler, Sarah Kelly. They Seek a City, Chicago and the Art of Migration, 1910–1950. The Art Institute of Chicago, 2013.
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