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American Society of Planning Officials, Chicago records, 1945-1959
The American Society of Planning Officials (ASPO) was founded in 1934. It was a national private organization whose members engaged in city, country, and regional planning. The collection consists of correspondence, reports, meeting notes, newsletters, bulletins, press releases, receipts, clippin...
Arthur Hillman papers, 1930-1965
Part of the Jane Addams Memorial Collection. Arthur Hillman (1910-1985) was a board member and director of the Chicago training office of the National Federation of Settlements and Neighborhood Centers as well as a professor of urban sociology at Roosevelt University. Associated with Roosevelt Un...
Beverly Area Planning Association records, 1966-1974
The correspondence, minutes, reports, financial records, publications, research studies and subject files contained in this collection reflect the administration, programming and advocacy efforts of the Beverly Area Planning Association between 1967 and 1972.
Chicago Central Area Committee collection, 1958-1966
The Chicago Central Area Committee, active in the late 1950s through the mid 1960s, sought to plan and guide the future growth and development of Chicago's central area. The collection consists of urban planning reports regarding housing, parking and lakefront development.
Fort Dearborn Project records, 1948-1959
The 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.
Friends of the Parks collection, Bulk, 1974-1979
The Friends of the Parks was created in 1975 "to preserve, protect, improve and promote" the use and upkeep of Chicago's parks. This collection contains materials from the first five years of the organization, along with a small number of files that predate its creation.
Metropolitan Planning Council records, 1934-2000
The Metropolitan Planning Council is an independent nonprofit Chicago area planning organization. According to its website, it is committed to developing a sustainable and prosperous Chicago region, and since its founding in 1934 it has played a critical role in city infrastructure planning, prov...