The Burnham Plan Centennial - Bold Plans, Big Dreams

Program Partners


Quad Communities Development Corporation (QCDC) was founded in 2003 by local leaders including 4th Ward Ald. Toni Preckwinkle. It has recruited an active board of directors and hired a New Communities Program director, whose primary responsibility is to manage the quality-of-life planning process and to implement the programs and projects that are part of the community plan. In 2008, QCDC became the Sole Service Provider of Special Service Area #47 to assist in cleaning, beautifying and revitalizing the Cottage Grove and 47th Street Retail Corridors.
QCDC is honored to be 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 From Civil War to Civil Rights and Beyond  tour brochure click here.
For an audio tour of the Quad Communities 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]

Quad Communities Development Corporation


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