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Burnham Plan of Chicago

A Civic Plan to Mobilize Community

K. Sujata | Posted 05.24.2015 | Chicago
K. Sujata

Well, we hear a lot about challenges women face in their economic security, health, safety, education, gender equity. We want to hear your thoughts on these challenges, and more importantly, creative solutions that you and others can advance to support women and girls.

Mayor Daley, Harrison Ford Exchange Shots | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Daley says Harrison Ford should keep his trap shut about the 7-years-old shuttering of lakefront airport Meigs Field....

Burned by the IOC, But Not by Burnham: Lessons From the Collapse in Copenhagen

Andy Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Andy Shaw

With or without Daley at the helm, it's time to make some other big plans that have the power to stir all of our souls.

Chicago River: From Open Sewer to Crown Jewel?

Henry Henderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Henry Henderson

While the city and residents have embraced the river, the governmental agency responsible for the waterway continues to turn its back to the river and consider it an open sewer.

Some Residents Resist Calls For Completing Burnham's Lakefront Plan

Chicago Public Radio | Shawn Allee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago's lakefront is having a birthday of sorts. On July 4, 1909, architect Daniel Burnham unveiled a plan for continuous park space up and down the...

The Audacity Of Hope

Kenneth Thompson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Kenneth Thompson

Let us hope that President-elect Obama continues to inspire the American people to forgo divisiveness and to instead unite to make the country better for all.

Why Burnham Still Matters To Chicago

Chicago Tribune | Patrick T. Reardon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Daniel Burnham's exhortation "Make no little plans" doesn't appear in his Plan of Chicago, but that 1909 document, called the beginning of modern urba...

Millennium Park Getting Pavilions Designed By Acclaimed Architects Van Berkel And Hadid

Chicago Tribune | Blair Kamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The high-powered committee marking the 100th anniversary of architect Daniel Burnham's influential Plan of Chicago on Thursday will announce events de...