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Burnham's 1909 Plan for Chicago

CM | 1.25

Date: Monday, April 15

Begins: 10:30AM

Ends: 11:45AM

Activity Code: S532

Room: Grand Ballroom E

Track: Local Host Committee Track, Public Space Biennial of the Americas Symposium

Burnham and Bennett crafted the 1909 Plan for Chicago at a time when planning was valued and acknowledged as being in the public interest. A century after its completion, the plan is still teaching planners the importance of collaborating with business, government, and institutions to enhance our communities. Learn how this masterful plan created a culture of planning in Chicago that endures to this day—and how its achievements still shape Chicago’s development.

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