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Lasting Legacy of the Columbian Exposition

CM | 3.00

Date: Monday, April 15

Begins: 8:30AM

Ends: 12:00PM

Activity Code: W019

Room: West Tower - Crystal Foyer

Erik Larson’s The Devil in the White City highlights the tremendous impact of the Columbian Exposition, the event that brought planning to the forefront of urban development. See firsthand how this event defined the long-term growth of Hyde Park and Woodlawn—and how current development in those communities strives to balance contemporary practices with historic character. Stops include the Rookery Building (site of Burnham’s office) and many exposition sites. Transportation: Motorcoach, walking.

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