The Burnham Plan Centennial - Bold Plans, Big Dreams

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Landmarks Illinois is the state's leading voice for historic preservation.  In the 38 years since its founding, Landmarks has helped save countless architectural and historic treasures throughout the State of Illinois.  Explore their website to learn more about the variety of Landmarks Illinois programs that continue to facilitate, educate, and promote historic preservation.

Partner Category: Civic and Non-Profit Organization

Centennial Activities

Thursday, June 18, 2009 12:15pm to 1:00pm

Preservation Snapshots Lecture: Bennett in the Shadow of Burnham

Landmarks Illinois

Edward H. Bennett is often an overlooked aspect of the 1909 Plan of Chicago.  Fresh from his diploma at the Ecole de Paris, he brought a French classic perspective to the preparation of the Plan. He also adopted to changing cultural situations in ways Daniel Burnham would not have foreseen.

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