The Burnham Plan Centennial - Bold Plans, Big Dreams

Program Partners


The Chicago Metro Section of the American Planning Association is a professional organization offering professional development services to its members in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs.  The Metro Section develops a very popular monthly series of workshops and lectures on cutting edge city planning tools, techniques, policies and positions for both members and the general public.  These monthly sessions also allow members to earn continuing education credits to help maintain professional certification.

Partner Category: Professional Association

Centennial Activities

Midewin Tallgrass Prairie: Requests for Prairie Learning Center Designs

Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie

The Burnham Centennial provides the context and a timely opportunity to seek out new and innovative ideas for making the tremendous resources of the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie available to the diverse Chicago community in ways that enhance both our natural environment and the region’s quality of life. Chicago professionals have the opportunity to design a Burnham Plan Centennial at Midewin in southwestern Will County. The project consists of two separate but integrated open-air, visitor/education areas. [MORE]

Thursday, November 20, 2008 1:30pm to 3:30pm

On The Eve of the Centennial: Daniel Burnham, Big Thinkers, and the Future of the Metropolis

American Planning Association - Chicago Metro Section

2009 will be a big year for the Chicago region.

American Planning Association - Chicago Metro Section


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