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Thursday, September 24, 2009 7:00pm
Warren-Newport Public Library
2009 is the 100th anniversary of Burnham's Plan of Chicago, which was instrumental in influencing the development of Chicagoland as we know it today. Dave Clark will present the Plan's road-building concepts and the design of radiating and encircling highways throughout Chicago and the suburbs. We will also look at how different the area would be if streetcars and much of the rail system hadn't been dismantinled in favor of cars and trucks. [MORE]