• Archival Collection Name Bennett, Edward H., Collection, 1901-1954
  • Rba Digital File Name 197301_100408-11.jpg
  • Image Notes One of the Plan's six key recommendations was the widening of important streets, including Congress. The unbuilt Civic Center building was to be located at the intersection of Congress and Halsted streets. This scheme was unbuilt.
  • Title Or Project Name Congress Street Expressway
  • City Chicago
  • State Or Province Illinois
  • Country United States
  • Date Designed Or Built c.1928
  • Architect Designer Or Creator Bennett, Parsons and Frost
  • Date Of Object c.1928
  • View Or Detail Type Architectural drawing
  • Digital Collection Name Archival Image Collection
  • Collection Accession Number 1973.1
  • Original Format Type Photograph
  • Color Type Toned
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  • Subject Terms Bennett, Parsons & Frost, Architects.; Bennett, Edward H. (Edward Herbert), 1874-1954.; Parsons, William E.; Frost, Harry T.; Commercial Club of Chicago. Plan of Chicago.; Local transit.; Express highways.; City planning.; City planning--Illinois--Chicago.; Public works--United States.; Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Reference Url http://digital-libraries.saic.edu:80/cdm/ref/collection/mqc/id/8701
  • Digital Collection Archival Image Collection
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