• IdentificationMSFDP_67
  • TitleFort Dearborn Project Records MSFDP_67
  • PublisherSpecial Collections
  • LanguageEnglish
  • RepositorySpecial Collections
  • Physical Description4.0 Linear feet
  • Date1948-1959
  • AbstractThe Fort Dearborn Project was an urban renewal project initiated in 1949 by Arthur Rubloff, realtor and chairman of Arthur Rubloff Company. The collection consists of correspondence, financial records, reports, minutes, by-laws, questionnaires, photographs, and published materials.
  • OriginationFort Dearborn Project.

Old Resource ID was FortDearborn

The Fort Dearborn Project was an urban renewal project initiated in 1949 by Arthur Rubloff, realtor and chairman of Arthur Rubloff Company. The project sought to reverse the decay of Chicago's Loop and Near North neighborhoods - the site of Chicago's original European settlement, Fort Dearborn.

The collection consists of correspondence, financial records, reports, minutes, by-laws, questionnaires, photographs, and published materials. The material pertains to the administration of the Fort Dearborn Project, housing, traffic planning, and public transportation in Chicago's Near North Side and government urban renewal programs.

Fort Dearborn Project records, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Illinois at Chicago

  • NamesFort Dearborn Project. -- Archives
  • Subject
    • Chicago Neighborhoods.
    • City planning.
    • Urban renewal.
  • Geographic Coverage
    • Illinois--Chicago--Near North Side.
    • Illinois--Chicago.