Wide Boulevards, Narrow Visions

@article{Kling2013WideBN,
  title={Wide Boulevards, Narrow Visions},
  author={Samuel G. Kling},
  journal={Journal of Planning History},
  year={2013},
  volume={12},
  pages={245 - 268}
}
  • Samuel G. Kling
  • Published 20 February 2013
  • History
  • Journal of Planning History
Daniel Burnham and Edward Bennett’s 1909 Plan of Chicago unveiled a comprehensive vision for a street system designed to beautify the city, segregate traffic, and provide for easy circulation. In the planners’ view, these attributes would create an environment attractive to business and uplifting to workers. Over the next two decades, the Chicago Plan Commission, an advisory board chartered by the city to implement the Plan, confronted two major challenges to this vision: first, the widespread… 
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