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The Plan of Chicago: Daniel Burnham and the Remaking of the American City

The Plan of Chicago: Daniel Burnham and the Remaking of the American City

The Plan of Chicago: Daniel Burnham and the Remaking of the American City

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BURNHAM

Smith, Carl

Pap. Chicago, 2007

Book ID: 75287

Arguably the most influential document in the history of urban planning, Daniel BurnhamÕs 1909 Plan of Chicago, coauthored by Edward Bennett and produced in collaboration with the Commercial Club of Chicago, proposed many of the cityÕs most distinctive features. Carl SmithÕs fascinating history reveals the PlanÕs central role in shaping the ways people envision the cityscape and urban life itself.

184 pp., 62 halftone illus.