|The Roads of Daniel Burnham's Plan of Chicago and Historic Route 66
Sunday, November 15, 2009
The Joliet Public Library is hosting a multimedia lecture from author David G. Clark as he presents “A Journey Through History.” Using video montage, a video slide show and a virtual tour, the historian looks at The Plan of Chicago and its relation to Route 66. [MORE]
The event takes place at:
JOLIET PUBLIC LIBRARY
Black Road Branch
3395 Black Road, Joliet.
About David G. Clark: Clark, a.k.a. the Windy City Road Warrior, is the author of Exploring Route 66 in Chicagoland: Journeys through History on the Mother Road in Cook County (2006) and Images of America: Route 66 in Chicago (2007). His father was from Joliet, Illinois.
About Joliet Public Library: The main building for the Joliet Public Library opened in 1903 and was designed by Daniel Burnham. In 1991 the library built an addition to the main building that complements the original Burnham design.