The Burnham Plan Centennial - Bold Plans, Big Dreams

Program Partners


The Indo-American Heritage Museum (IAHM) is a community-based and inclusive institution, a place where visitors can better understand and experience the rich cultural heritage, fascinating immigrant history and important contemporary developments that shape the lives of millions of Americans of Indian origin.
West Ridge is one of six Chicago neighborhoods participating in the Burnham Plan Centennial Bold Plans. Big Dreams Community Showcase Tours program. 
For a downloadable copy of the Gateway to India tour brochure click here.

Partner Category: Civic and Non-Profit Organization

Centennial Activities

Saturday, May 16, 2009 9:00am to 4:00pm

Great Chicago Places and Spaces Festival

City of Chicago

Chicago opens its doors during 11th annual Great Chicago Places and Spaces (GCPS) on May 16, 2009. For one day, the City of Chicago collaborates with architects, designers and community leaders on more than 100 free tours. The event, a program of the Mayor's Office of Special Events, was created to reflect Chicago's great architectural heritage as well as showcase "off limits" places and spaces. [MORE]

Monday, May 18, 2009 7:00pm

No Silver Bullets: Unintended Consequences of Oil and Water Solutions

Illinois Humanities Council

How have we developed technology and policy to manage oil and water resources through history? Historically, have we found what we thought was the "silver bullet" that would solve the problem, only to discover often unanticipated social, economical, and ecological costs? What "slick solutions" will we come up with next?

Indo-American Heritage Museum


Indo-American Center
6328 N. California Ave.
Chicago, IL 60659
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