DePaul University's centennial celebration moves into high gear with the opening of the "Century in Motion" festival on June 19, 2009. The festival continues through July 15 and offers a variety of events including family oriented programs, all open to the public. Learn about Daniel Burnham and Edward Bennett's groundbreaking Plan of Chicago, attend a world-class concert, explore Chicago on a Family Day bus tour and more! Spend this historic summer in Mr. Burnham's neighborhood.
- June 19, 2009 : A Night at the Symphony
- June 20, 2009: Family Friendly “Chicago in Motion” Tours
- June 23, 2009: The World According to Burnham and Bennett: Virtual Burnham Initiative Roll-out
- June 27, 2009: Morning Tea with the family of Daniel Burnham, Jr.
- June 29, 2009: "1933 Century of Progress" discussion and site visit
- July 9, 2009: Festival Reception and visit to “Chicago Model City” Exhibit
- July 11, 2009: Daniel Burnham and Chicago’s Great Railway Terminals Mini-bus Tour
- July 15, 2009: “Daniel Burnham and Jane Addams meet St Vincent DePaul” Roundtable discussion
Please see individual listings of each program for more detail.