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The plan of Chicago [GRPL Book Club] : Daniel Burnham and the remaking of the American city / Carl Smith.

The plan of Chicago [GRPL Book Club] : Daniel Burnham and the remaking of the American city

Smith, Carl S. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 0226764710
  • ISBN: 0226764729 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780226764719
  • ISBN: 9780226764726 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xvii, 183 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: Pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.

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General Note: If you would like to request available book club copies, please call 988-5400.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-173) and index.
Summary, etc.: "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. Carl Smith’s fascinating history reveals the Plan’s central role in shaping the ways people envision the cityscape and urban life itself."--AbeBooks.com.
Subject: Burnham, Daniel Hudson, 1846-1912.
City planning > Illinois > Chicago > History > 20th century.

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