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
Preemptive Strike
Return to "Promotion"

This special booklet was prepared in advance of the publication of the full Plan of Chicago to get ahead of the opposition and convince Chicagoans of the value of the Commercial Club's proposal for turning Michigan Avenue into a continuous boulevard.