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Plan of Chicago: railroad circuits: plan

Plan of Chicago: railroad circuits: plan

Title: Plan of Chicago: railroad circuits
Other title: Chicago (Ill.)
Creator: Commercial Club of Chicago
Creator role: Designer
Date: 1909
Current location: Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
Description of work: ""The Plan of Chicago of 1909, better known as the Burnham Plan (after its principal author, Daniel H. Burnham), is one of the most noted documents in the history of city planning. It has influenced not only how Chicagoans have shaped their city, but also how they have envisioned urban life."" (Encyclopedia of Chicago, www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/10537.html accessed 04/05/2007)
Description of view: Chicago. Diagram of the city and surrounding country, showing railroad circuits, B, C, D, and E, which are, or may become, tangent to the inner circuit (A). The diagram also shows existing industries, and the probable trend of growth away from the center of the city.
Work type: Architecture and Landscape
Style of work: Modern: Vernacular Architecture
Culture: American
Source: Commercial Club of Chicago. Plan of Chicago. Chicago: The Commercial Club, 1909. (Image LXXIII)
Resource type: Image
File format: JPEG, TIFF archived offline
Image size: 1864H X 1487W pixels
Permitted uses: This image is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. Other uses are not permitted. For additional details see: alias.libraries.psu.edu/vius/copyright/publicrightsarch.htm
Collection: Worldwide Building and Landscape Pictures
Filename: WB2006-891 Chicago Diagram showing railroad circuits.jpg
Record ID: WB2006-891
Sub collection: cities

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