Our Summer Reading theme is “Build a Better World,” and Burnham had that in mind when he developed his Plan for Chicago in 1909. Lynch portrays Chicago’s famous architect and shows how the City of Big Shoulders developed out of the Wild Onion.
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Earlier Event: May 16“History of Winfield Mounds” featuring Chris Gingrich
Later Event: September 19“1917: Catalyst of the Modern Era” featuring Michelle Podkowa