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Interpretive Digital Essay : The Plan of Chicago
The Plan of Chicago
Chicago in 1909
Planning Before the Plan
Antecedents and Inspirations
The City the Planners Saw
The Plan of Chicago
The Plan Comes Together
Creating the Plan
Reading the Plan
A Living Document
Electric Trolley, Franklin and Madison Streets, 1906
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Old and newer forms of transportation meet at the western edge of the Loop, as horses haul goods and the trolley carries people. The rear trolley car has a lighter and much more open-air construction than the front car.