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Burnham's Chicago (HIST)

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See Chicago and its history through the eyes of the finest tour guide in the state! When did the history of Chicago begin? How was its development influenced by its place on the lake? How has the lakefront changed over the years? Why is the city’s architecture important to its history? Daniel Burnham, the architect of the 1909 Chicago Plan, leads you through the history of the “Windy City”, and its transformation from the “Wild Onion” to the “City of Big Shoulders” Great for social studies units on Chicago, or before a field trip to the “Windy City”.

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