Encyclopedia o f Chicago
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
Alternate Railway Station Scheme
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The Plan of Chicago hoped to put some downtown railways underground rather than have them at street level, but in this case they offer the latter alternative. Their favored scheme is included in The Artistry of Guerin gallery.