The Burnham Plan Centennial - Bold Plans, Big Dreams

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The Glencoe Public Library seeks to enrich the lives of Glencoe residents by providing the library services and materials needed to meet their informational and recreational interests; to act as a responsive resource for independent, lifelong learning; to support the principles of intellectual freedom; and to encourage use of the library by patrons of all ages as a vital center of community life.

As part of the Burnham Plan Centennial, the Glencoe Public Library is one of 67 venues hosting Make Big Plans: Burnham's Vision of an American Metropolis. For more information on this exhibits and the public programs associated with it throughout the region, click here.

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Centennial Activities

Monday, April 6, 2009 7:00pm

City Beautiful: Celebrating the Burnham Plan Centennial

Glencoe Public Library

Art historian Jeff Mishur presents a slide lecture on the full scope of Daniel Burnham's 1909 plan for Chicago and its environs. [MORE]

Glencoe Public Library

Open to the public:
Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm; Friday 9am-5:30 pm; Saturday 9am-5pm; Sunday 1:00-5:00 pm


Glencoe Public Library
320 Park Avenue
Glencoe, IL 60022
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Contact: Grace Hayek,

The Burnham Plan Centennial
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