The Plan of Chicago: Daniel Burnham and the Remaking of the American City
Sokol, David M., Journal of American Culture (Malden, MA)
The Plan of Chicago: Daniel Burnham and the Remaking of the American City Carl Smith. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2006.
It is almost a truism that almost everyone has heard of Burnham's (actually Daniel Burnham and Edward Bennett's) 1909 Plan of Chicago, many have seen and would recognize the best known of the views and drawings by Jules Guerin, though they would never have known his name, and almost nobody outside of a small group of historians and planners have read the beautiful volume. The reason for its fame and-to some extent-the invisibility of the book itself, is the directness of its application and that we know so much about it from both the degree to which …
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Publication information: Article title: The Plan of Chicago: Daniel Burnham and the Remaking of the American City. Contributors: Sokol, David M. - Author. Journal title: Journal of American Culture (Malden, MA). Volume: 31. Issue: 2 Publication date: June 2008. Page number: 260. © 2004 Blackwell Publishers Ltd. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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