The Burnham Plan Centennial - Bold Plans, Big Dreams

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The Campaign for a Free and Clear Lakefront is a grassroots coalition to remove Lakeshore Drive from Grant Park, and eventually the entire Chicago shoreline. The Daniel Burnham Centennial Lakefront Vision Ride will provide cyclists an intimate view of the lakefront to experience Burnham's vision first hand. Discussion breaks will challenge participants to revision a healthier and safer Grant Park, and learn more about the international depaving movement.

Partner Category: Civic and Non-Profit Organization

Centennial Activities

Sunday, August 30, 2009 2:00pm

Daniel Burnham Centennial Lakefront Vision Ride

Forever Free and Clear

Chicagoans can thank Burnham & Bennett’s Plan of Chicago for bequeathing the city a largely uncluttered lakefront. But unfortunately, today an 8-lane superhighway separates Chicago from a truly free and clear shoreline. A  movement is growing to restore Burnham's vision by eliminating the pollution, dangers and unsightliness of Lake Shore Drive. [MORE]

Forever Free and Clear


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1549 West Chicago Avenue
3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60642
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Contact: Steven Lane

The Burnham Plan Centennial
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