The Burnham Plan Centennial - Bold Plans, Big Dreams

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Centennial Activities

Thursday, September 24, 2009 7:00pm

No Little Plans: Roads of Daniel Burnham's Plan of Chicago

Warren-Newport Public Library

2009 is the 100th anniversary of Burnham's Plan of Chicago, which was instrumental in influencing the development of Chicagoland as we know it today. Dave Clark will present the Plan's road-building concepts and the design of radiating and encircling highways throughout Chicago and the suburbs. We will also look at how different the area would be if streetcars and much of the rail system hadn't been dismantinled in favor of cars and trucks. [MORE]

Warren-Newport Public Library

Open to the public:
M-Th: 9am-9pm; F; 9am-6pm; Sa: 9am-5pm; Su: 1-5pm


224 N. O'Plaine Rd
Gurnee, IL 60031
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Contact: Stephen Bero

The Burnham Plan Centennial
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