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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
Moving Freight
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These are two of several diagrams illustrating how the planners hoped to expedite freight passing through the city to keep the downtown as clear as possible of this kind of traffic.