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Burnham Plan

The Burnham Plan for Chicago, which came to life a century ago this year, sprang from different motives - depending on who tells the story.To Ralph Ruebner, associate dean for academic affairs at The John Marshall Law School, the Burnham Plan - also known as the 1909 Plan of Chicago - was designed for the common man."It was really an egalitarian concept to create a livable city for the ordinary people …

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