Building One of the Great Avenues of the World

October 7, 2009

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Using photographs and maps, speakers Larry Lund and John Maxson traced the development of the City Beautiful Movement in urban planning. They explained how Burnham's excitement for the grand boulevards of Europe was a catalyst for his Plan of Chicago, which proposed the development of North Michigan Avenue into a world class venue for commerce and culture.

Larry Lund
, Principal, Real Estate Planning Group
John Maxson, Former President & CEO, Greater North Michigan Avenue Association.


Recorded Wednesday, October 07, 2009 at Chicago Architecture Foundation.