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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
Twelfth and Jefferson Streets, 1906
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One of the several streets that were widened was Twelfth Street (now Roosevelt Road) both east and (as pictured here) west of the Chicago River. For a comparison of this area before the Plan and now, see the Implementation Map at the beginning of this section.