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Plate 110 from The Plan of Chicago, 1909: Chicago. Plan of the Complete System of Street Circulation; Railway Stations; Parks, Boulevard Circuits and Radial Arteries; Public Recreation Piers, Yacht Harbor, and Pleasure-Boat Piers; Treatment of Grant Park; the Main Axis and the Civic Center, Presenting the City as a Complete Organism in which All its Functions are Related One to Another in such a Manner that it will Become a Unit

An aerial drawing of a city plan depicting streets, railway lines, piers, and parks, "Yacht Harbor" written on a body of water at bottom. Transit pathways form a dense grid intersected by diagonal lines, many of which coverage near the center.
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  • An aerial drawing of a city plan depicting streets, railway lines, piers, and parks, "Yacht Harbor" written on a body of water at bottom. Transit pathways form a dense grid intersected by diagonal lines, many of which coverage near the center.

Date:

1909

Artist:

Daniel Hudson Burnham, American, 1846-1912
Edward Herbert Bennett, American, born England, 1874-1954

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Architecture and Design

Artist

Daniel Hudson Burnham (Architect)

Title

Plate 110 from The Plan of Chicago, 1909: Chicago. Plan of the Complete System of Street Circulation; Railway Stations; Parks, Boulevard Circuits and Radial Arteries; Public Recreation Piers, Yacht Harbor, and Pleasure-Boat Piers; Treatment of Grant Park; the Main Axis and the Civic Center, Presenting the City as a Complete Organism in which All its Functions are Related One to Another in such a Manner that it will Become a Unit

Place

Chicago (Place depicted)

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1909

Medium

Ink and wash on paper

Dimensions

103 × 127.8 cm (40 1/2 × 50 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

On permanent loan to The Art Institute of Chicago from the City of Chicago

Reference Number

18.148.1966

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