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The Plan of Chicago [electronic resource] :Daniel Burnham and the remaking of the American city / Carl Smith.

By: Smith, Carl S.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Chicago visions + revisions: Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 183 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780226764733 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions); 0226764737 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions).Subject(s): Burnham, Daniel Hudson, 1846-1912 | City planning -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century | Burnham, Daniel Hudson, 1846-1912 | Urbanisme -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Histoire -- 20e siècle | Stadsplanning | Chicago (Ill.) | Burnham, Daniel Hudson | City planning | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- City Planning & Urban Development | ARCHITECTURE -- Urban & Land Use PlanningGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.DDC classification: 711/.40977311 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Planning before the plan. -- Antecedents and inspirations. -- The city the planners saw. -- The plan comes together. -- Creating the plan. -- Reading the plan. -- Promotion. -- Implementation. -- Heritage.
Summary: Arguably the most influential document in the history of urban planning, Daniel Burnham's 1909 Plan of Chicago, coauthored by Edward Bennett and produced in collaboration with the Commercial Club of Chicago, proposed many of the city's most distinctive features, including its lakefront parks and roadways, the Magnificent Mile, and Navy Pier. Carl Smith's fascinating history reveals the Plan's central role in shaping the ways people envision the cityscape and urban life itself. Smith's concise and accessible narrative begins with a survey of Chicago's stunning rise from a tiny frontier settleme.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-173) and index.

Planning before the plan. -- Antecedents and inspirations. -- The city the planners saw. -- The plan comes together. -- Creating the plan. -- Reading the plan. -- Promotion. -- Implementation. -- Heritage.

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Arguably the most influential document in the history of urban planning, Daniel Burnham's 1909 Plan of Chicago, coauthored by Edward Bennett and produced in collaboration with the Commercial Club of Chicago, proposed many of the city's most distinctive features, including its lakefront parks and roadways, the Magnificent Mile, and Navy Pier. Carl Smith's fascinating history reveals the Plan's central role in shaping the ways people envision the cityscape and urban life itself. Smith's concise and accessible narrative begins with a survey of Chicago's stunning rise from a tiny frontier settleme.

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