Monday, October 27, 2008

The Burnham Plan featured at this years Chicago Humanities Festival.

Sit in on two key lectures centered around planning at the 19th Annual Humanities Festival. Details are as follows;

The Plan of Chicago: 100 Years of City-Building

Sunday November 2nd. 12:00-1:30PM. Harris Theater @ 205 E Randolph

Northwestern University historian Carl Smith, author of the prize-winning The Plan of Chicago: Daniel Burnham and the Remaking of the American City, will lay the groundwork for a discussion with innovative Chicago architect/designer Jeanne Gang, former director of World Business Chicago Paul O’Connor; and Gerald Adelmann, champion of regional open spaces. Their conversation will be moderated by architecture and urban affairs writer Lee Bey, the executive director of the Chicago Central Area Committee.


The Global City of the Future

Sunday November 2nd. 2:30-4:00PM. Harris Theater @ 205 E Randolph

How are cities around the world facing the challenges of the 21st century? Are the lessons of Burnham and Chicago relevant to shaping a more liveable and more fulfilling metropolis? This second program about the Burnham Plan and its legacy will tackle challenges facing Chicago and other global cities in the coming century.

Tickets can be acquired by clicking HERE Tickets are FREE to students, but limited.

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