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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
Conversion Experience
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This lantern slide was adapted from an editorial cartoon by the Chicago Tribune's John McCutcheon that originally appeared on September 26, 1922. McCutcheon depicts wealthy property owners who once opposed the plan for financial reasons as having come to acknowledge the errors of their ways after they see how much the improvement of the city as a whole has also benefited them personally.