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The Plan of Chicago : Daniel Burnham and the remaking of the American city

Author: Carl S Smith
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006.
Series: Chicago visions + revisions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Arguably the most influential document in the history of urban planning, Daniel Burnham's 1909 "Plan of Chicago," proposed many of the city's most distinctive features. Carl Smith's fascinating  Read more...

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Named Person: Daniel Hudson Burnham; Daniel H Burnham
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl S Smith
ISBN: 0226764710 9780226764719
OCLC Number: 261199152
Description: xvii, 183 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Planning before the plan. --
Antecedents and inspirations. --
The city the planners saw. --
The plan comes together. --
Creating the plan. --
Reading the plan. --
Promotion. --
Implementation. --
Heritage.
Series Title: Chicago visions + revisions.
Responsibility: Carl Smith.
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