The Evolution of Grant Park, from 1837 to the Present Day (with a nod to Daniel Burnham)
This presentation includes numerous rarely-seen maps, plans, and photographs of Grant Park, tracking its transformation from an area filled with squatters' homes to the beautiful park it is today - thanks in large part to the vision of Burnham and others. A number of the images are from Okrent's own portfolio of aerial photos.
Lawrence Okrent, President, Okrent Associates
Recorded Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at Chicago Architecture Foundation.