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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
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View of this mammoth structure from the Board of Trade Building (LaSalle Street and Jackson Boulevard), looking southwest. The Chicago River is visible, but the Congress (later the Eisenhower) Expressway has not yet been constructed through the base of the building.