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  CyberIndiana: Gary Indiana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Gary Indiana (Population 102,746, 2000 Census) is one of the newest and largest cities in the State.
Gary lies in northern Lake County, on the shores of Lake Michigan.
Gary's fortunes have been strongly linked to those of the steel industry, and a period of expansion in the earlier decades of the 20th century was followed by a near-total collapse during the Great Depression of the 1930s.
www.cyberindiana.com /cities/gary.shtml   (245 words)

 ..:: About The Gary Chamber of Commerce - History ::..
Gary's roots reach as far back as the 1600's when Marquette, the great French explorer who was one of the first explorers of the Mississippi River, used the Calumet Portage between the little Calumet regions.
Gary, the Chairman of the United States Steel Corporation, dreamt of erecting the largest steel plant in the world on a lake site midway between the ore fields of Minnesota and the coal fields of the south.
Gary, long known as a great ethnic melting pot, is built on the pride of great cultures and the ingenuity of its prodigious heritage.
www.garychamber.com /history.asp   (533 words)

 Gary, Indiana at AllExperts
To the East of Gary is Porter County and its Northwesternmost city of Portage.
However, to the West of Gary are the strongly urban cities of Hammond, Whiting, East Chicago and then the Indiana/Illinois border and the southernmost neighborhood of the City of Chicago itself.
Another indication of Gary's closeness to Chicago (and, in the minds of some, its fundamental disconnectedness from the rest of Indiana) is the fact that Gary (and the rest of Northwest Indiana) is in the Central Time Zone, along with Chicago.
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 Chocolatecity.cc - Gary, Indiana African-American National Historic Landmarks.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Indiana's early fl settlers could not vote, serve on juries or testify in court against whites.
Gary was named after Elbert H. Gary, the founder of U.S. Steel.
Despite, Gary current situation, I am strongly confidence that this is the best time to invest in Gary.
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 Urban exploration: Gary, Indiana, ghost town
Gary's decline had begun in the previous couple of years, and it had nothing to do with the (future) decline of that American steel industry.
Government did not build Gary in its first sixty years; it did not all-but-kill Gary in the subsequent few years; and, it is not plausibly responsible for the lack of a renaissance in Gary, other than for the quite deleterious effects that are inherent in a welfare state's breeding of dependency and irresponsibility.
Gary needs a more progressive vison to make revitalize this town by creating an urban art center that can use the pain, blight, misery, and despair as a medium of contrast and hope, linking he glorious bustling past to a hopefully bright future.
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 Indiana Gary, Indiana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Gary, Indiana (pop: 116,646), the newest major city in America according to the Funk and Wagnall's New Encyclopedia (1996 edition), was built on a sandy lakefront wilderness in three years (beginning in 1901; incorporated in 1909) by the brand-new United States Steel Company.
Gary is still one of the largest steel producers in the world, but automation drastically cut its employed base, resulting in a severe drop in Gary's median income.
Gary also boasts the entrance to the most beautiful of the beaches in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, with its Paul H. Douglas Visitors' Center and vast parking area.
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 Links - U.S. Steel Photograph Collection
Gary Chamber of Commerce Records - articles of incorporation, bylaws, correspondence, minutes, annual and committee reports, resolutions, printed material, blueprints, maps, and photos, relating to the chamber's efforts to attract new industry to the city, committee actions, public activities, housing, transportation, the steel industry, and Gary public schools.
Gary Historical Society Records - correspondence, scrapbooks, pamphlets, programs, postcards, newsclippings, and photos, relating to the history of Gary, Ind. Subjects of photos include downtown construction, buildings, beginnings of U.S. Steel's Gary Works, politicians, workers, and various Gary sites.
International Institute of Northwest Indiana Records - correspondence, minutes, case files, and scrapbooks, relating to the institute's activities in assisting immigrants in naturalization proceedings, acquainting foreign newcomers with social, employment, education, and governmental resources in the area, and facilitating inter-cultural enrichment.
www.dlib.indiana.edu /collections/steel/context/links.html   (973 words)

 Lost Indiana: Gary Sheraton
Gary was hit extremely hard by white flight to the suburbs in the 1960s.
Even freeway traffic didn’t help - the Indiana Toll Road that runs past the north side of the hotel was lightly traveled in comparison to the toll-free Borman Expressway many miles to the south.
The only adjustment to the hotel was the addition of a $30,000 banner proclaiming “Gary Style” to the world on the side of the hotel facing the Convention Center.
www.lostindiana.net /html/gary_sheraton.html   (1396 words)

 Gary News
GARY, Ind. U.S. Department of Education officials toured city schools Tuesday, heralding an upsurge in achievement, mostly in the primary grades.
GARY, Ind. Two people were killed Sunday when a Chicago-bound South Shore commuter train traveling nearly 80 mph struck their car at County Line Road near Gary.
GARY: Mother says son had no enemies BY DAN HINKEL dhinkel@nwitimes.com 219.933.4183 GARY A 44-year-old Gary man was killed by a gunshot Sunday morning outside a lounge three blocks from his home.
www.topix.net /city/gary-in   (610 words)

 Gary, Indiana information on Northwest Indiana .com
Gary is named in honor of Judge Elbert H. Gary (1846-1927) of the United States Steel Corporation.
In only a few decades, Gary emerged from an uninhabited area into a major industrial center.
Gary has experienced many fluctuations in populations, growth, and economy: from the boom in the 1920's when population jutted to 55,000 to hard hits in economy in the 1930's depression years and loss of manufacturing jobs in the 1970's.
www.northwestindiana.com /cities/gary/gary.html   (112 words)

 New Rules Project - Governance - Anti-Piracy Law, Gary, Indiana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The law enacted in Gary is considered to be among the strongest accountability and anti-piracy ordinances in the country.
This action shall be initiated by the Gary Physical and Economic Development Department, shall require City Council approval, and shall be litigated by the corporate counsel for the City of Gary.
Passed and adopted by the Common Council of the City of Gary, Indiana, on the 3
www.newrules.org /gov/gary.html   (2054 words)

 George Maher in Gary, Indiana
Chris was the Preservation Specialist for the City of Gary and has written his masters thesis on the subject of Gary Architecture.
While his son Philip Maher designed the Gary City Hall, his father's work preceded him with the design of the Bathing Beach Bathhouse and the Pavilion in Marquette Park, as well as several other buildings in Gary.
George Washington Maher was born on Christmas day of 1864 in West Virginia and moved as a small boy to New Albany, Indiana where he attended the public elementary school.
www.spicerweb.org /miller/maher.html   (574 words)

 Gary, Indiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
After many years at the top of the list, Gary was rated the tenth most dangerous city in the United States according to Morgan Quitno's 2006 analysis of crime rates.
NICTD (Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District) operates the South Shore Line, a commuter rail system (one of the United States' last original operating interurban railway systems), running between Chicago and South Bend.
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 Gary Youth Baseball: Sponsors
Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana inspires and empowers all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring individuals.
The mission of the Home Field Advantage Foundation is to enhance the growth of youth baseball and softball within the City of Gary by funding programs, fields, and equipment needs.
The 2005 Northern League Champion Gary SouthShore RailCats are a Professional Minor League Baseball Team serving Northwest Indiana and Chicago’s south suburbs.
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 Gary Real Estate Agents, Gary Homes For Sale, REALTORS and Gary
We also have information on Gary home selling, home buying and mortgages, movers and other realty services for anyone looking to sell a home or buy a home in Gary, IN.
HomeGain provides Gary, Indiana real estate information and resources to guide homeowners and homebuyers through the process of selling and buying a house, condo or other Gary realty property.
HomeGain has services to help you find a top Gary real estate broker or agent, get the value of your Gary home and a comparative market analysis (CMA), view Gary real estate and MLS listings, prepare your home for sale, and more.
www.homegain.com /local_real_estate/IN/gary.html   (458 words)

 Gary Indiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This page is about the person Gary Indiana.
He also appears to use thinly veiled accounts of his own life, as well as portraits of his contemporaries in his fiction.
This was a particularly influential position, given that the Voice was then one of only two New York newspapers that reviewed exhibitions while still hanging.
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 IU Northwest: Library
To promote life-long learning skills and continuous educational achievement, the Indiana University Northwest Library is dedicated to meeting the diverse education and research needs of students, faculty, staff and other customers in an environment of free and open inquiry and with a commitment to excellence.
Northwest Indiana Center for Data and Analysis—provides regional and sub-regional economic, demographic, health, environmental, and other data to businesses, non-profits, and community organizations.
Northwest Indiana Environmental Justice Resource Center—helps municipalities like East Chicago, Gary, and Hammond to educate residents about the pollution and environmental hazards in their communities.
www.iun.edu /~lib   (386 words)

 Gary, Indiana (IN) Detailed Profile - relocation, real estate, travel, jobs, hotels, hospitals, schools, crime, news, ...
According to our research there were 126 registered sex offenders living in Gary, Indiana in early 2007.
The ratio of number of residents in Gary to the number of sex offenders is 783 to 1.
Gary, Indiana business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...
www.city-data.com /city/Gary-Indiana.html   (2080 words)

 Gary, Indiana Real Estate and Homes for Sale - Trulia
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Refine your real estate search in Gary, IN by price, number of bedrooms, bathrooms, property type (including townhouses, condominiums and single-family homes), and more.
View our Gary real estate guide to see average listing prices, sale prices and information for local school districts.
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 Gary, Indiana
Gary, Indiana, in Lake county, is 24 miles SE of Chicago, Illinois.
Gary has a larger percentage of females than most places.
Approximately 56% of housing in Gary is owner-occupied.
www.citytowninfo.com /places/indiana/gary   (400 words)

 Amazon.com: Do Everything in the Dark: A Novel: Books: Gary Indiana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Laid out in the form of "a game of triple solitaire," Gary Indiana's sixth novel is beautifully written, and it skillfully evokes a certain near-great, over-40, Bohemian crowd in New York, allowing the reader to peer into their bedrooms at home and their vacation accommodations in Ibiza, Santa Fe, Provincetown, and Istanbul.
The story ends at about the same moment as Paul Auster's "Brooklyn Follies," but to his credit Gary Indiana builds up to the brink of the cataclysm with more credibility, realizing that a return to self-obsession is only a matter of time.
Well written,funny, but also tragically sad, Gary Indiana follows a group of people living in New York, Santa Fe and one through Istanbul.At the start of this, I really didn't know if I was going to finish.
www.amazon.com /Do-Everything-Dark-Gary-Indiana/dp/0312312067   (1211 words)

 The Gary (Indiana) Historical & Cultural Society Welcomes You!
Gary Historical and Cultural Society's Photo-History Site: This site takes the reader on a mini tour through pictures of GHCS and of Gary history.
The Indiana State Museum: This site promotes the history and museums in the State of Indiana.
Call (219) 882-6873 to arrange a "Gary History" tour or to receive further information about our many programs and services.
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 Palace Theater - Historic Buildings of Northwest Indiana: Gary
Wanatah Indiana, for contributing these photos, and our apologies for the unforgivable amount of time it took to get these up.
Back in 1987, three Gary doctors tried to breathe life into the Palace, which was closed at the beginning of 1972, and had several aborted rebirths since then.
The three planned to invest between $500,000 and one million dollars to renovate the theater, the adjoining restaurants and storefronts and 27 apartments through their corporation, the Gandhi-King Corp. For a short time there was a restaurant in one of the storefronts of the theater building but that eventually closed up.
www.preserveindiana.com /pixpages/nw_ind/Palacetheatre.htm   (740 words)

 DJ Gary, IN - Lake, Indiana DJ, Gary DJs
Gary DJs are plentiful on Gigmasters, and most of our Gary Deejays have photos and videos available on their online press kits.
Many Gigmasters clients who have hired a DJ in Gary Indiana have left useful feedback about their experiences.
A top notch Gary D.J. may need to be booked 6 to 12 months in advance, especially if you're looking for the DJ to also serve as a Gary Master of Ceremonies.
www.gigmasters.com /DJ/DJ_Gary_IN.asp   (1147 words)

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The parties to this Agreement are the United States of America and the City of Gary, Indiana.
The Gary Human Rights Commission (GHRC) is engaged in educating Gary citizens about the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The Department has been advised that pursuant to the State of Indiana code, all functions related to voting are under the sole control of the county.
www.usdoj.gov /crt/ada/garysa.htm   (3874 words)

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