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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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