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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
Pullman Arcade Building, 1885
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Pullman's Arcade Building, 1885. The Arcade Building was home to the Pullman Bank, a library, a post office, a theater seating a thousand people, and stores selling dry goods, groceries, boots and shoes, clothing, household goods and furniture, hardware, medicines, and other wares.