07/31/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Some Residents Resist Calls For Completing Burnham's Lakefront Plan

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 city's shoreline. At the time, it was hailed as a bold move to democratize Chicago's most prized natural asset.

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