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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
Sherman Park Fieldhouse
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This building was one of several neighborhood park facilities designed by D. H. Burnham and Company in the years before the Plan of Chicago. Between the fieldhouse and the lagoon was a terrace and a boat launch.