A Radical Vision of a City from 100 Years Ago

A Radical Vision of a City from 100 Years Ago
Scott Lachut, PSFK Labs
  • 11 may 2009

Dating back to 1909, The Plan of Chicago is considered one of the fundamental documents in the history of urban planning, presenting a thoughtful design for a city that incorporated many of the very principles – livability, sustainability and functionality – that we strive for as we rethink our relationship to our metropolitan centers. In honor of its centennial, The Art Institute of Chicago has created an online exhibition titled Without Bounds or Limits that showcases the insights behind this radical vision through a comprehensive collection of archival images and documents that are especially relevant today.

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