The Burnham Plan Centennial - Bold Plans, Big Dreams

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Exhibit : Saturday, March 7, 2009 to Sunday, May 31, 2009

City Beautiful Art Installations

Greater North Michigan Avenue Association

Celebrate spring with an architectural spin during the sixth annual Tulips on the Magnificent Mile celebration. Six renowned artists and architecture firms have designed original public art installations highlighting architecture and celebrating Burnham's City Beautiful plan for Chicago. The exhibit features six sculptures in varying in size and function situated among the vibrant tulip beds on the west side of North Michigan Avenue. [MORE]

Exhibit : Thursday, March 26, 2009 to Monday, June 8, 2009

Burnham Streetscape

Chicago Loop Alliance

The Chicago Loop Association's inaugural Streetscape program for 2009 highlights Daniel Burnham’s historic vision for Chicago. An engaging installation of artistic and creative works along State Street—utilizing planters, banners, light posts and El station entrances—covers nine blocks from Congress Parkway to Wacker Drive. The installations celebrate, beautify and activate the Loop while celebrating the major Burnham events and exhibitions during 2009.
Presented in conjunction with Shedd Aquarium and the Field Museum [MORE]

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