The Burnham Plan Centennial - Bold Plans, Big Dreams

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Committed to preparing people to lead extraordinary lives, Loyola University Chicago, founded in 1870, is the nation's largest Jesuit, Catholic university. Enrollment is more than 15,600 students, which includes more than 10,000 undergraduates hailing from all 50 states and 82 countries. The University has four campuses: three in the greater Chicago area and one in Rome, Italy. Loyola also serves as the U.S. host university to the Beijing Center for Chinese Studies in Beijing, China. Loyola's ten schools and colleges include arts and sciences, business administration, communication, education, graduate studies, law, medicine, nursing, continuing and professional education.

Loyola is among a select group of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service.

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Centennial Activities

Friday, October 9, 2009 2:30pm to 6:00pm

Burnham and Bennett's "Originality, Daring, and Genius": Problems and Prospects

Loyola University Chicago

Community residents are welcomed to attend two panel discussions exploring the legacy and implications of the Burnham and Bennett plan, with a special focus on the Edgewater and Rogers Park communities. The first panel focuses on ecological issues, and the second on planning issues. [MORE]

Exhibit : Friday, August 21, 2009 to Sunday, September 27, 2009

The Last Four Miles: Completing Chicago's Lakefront Parks

Loyola University Chicago

The Loyola University Crown Center Gallery kicks off the 2009-2010 seasion with an exhibition exploring a local issue especially relevant to the Loyola community, The Last Four Miles: Completing Chicago's Lakefront Parks presented in association with Friends of the Parks.

Loyola University Chicago


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Director of Urban Studies

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