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Burnham Plan Centennial Committee Records, 2003-2010

The collection contains the office files of a number of individuals from the Burnham Plan Centennial Committee. The archive records the work of the Committee and its Project Partners in both celebrating the 1909

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Chicago Plan Commission lantern slide collection, 1910s-1930s.

Collection of lantern slides used by the Chicago Plan Commission, which was formed in 1909 as an outcome of the Burnham Plan. Slides were used to illustrate lectures that were given to organizations and businesses to promote the Plan. Subjects include street, park, and lakefront improvements espe...

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Daniel Burnham South Shore Drive architectural drawing

Five-panel pencil and color/wash on paper architectural rendering of Daniel Burnham's South Shore Drive and lakefront plan dated October 1896. The drawing represents an early visualization of Burnham's concepts and was possibly prepared for his presentation to the South Park Comissioners on Octob...

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Daniel H. Burnham (1846-1912) Collection, 1836-1946

Noted Chicago architect and urban planner Daniel H. Burnham was best known for his work to promote the Beaux-Arts aesthetic in architectural and city design across the United States and internationally. He also served as Director of Works for the World's Columbian Exposition ...

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Edward H. Bennett (1874-1954) Collection, 1901-1954

Beaux-Arts trained architect Edward Bennett began his career in Daniel Burnham's Chicago office, with whom he co-authored the

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