THE BURNHAM PLAN CENTENNIAL
Sources at the Lake Forest Library

The Plan Itself

Burnham, Daniel H. and Edward H. Bennett.
The Plan of Chicago. Chicago: The Commercial Club, 1909. CASE 710.1 B966

Moody, Walter Dwight. Wacker's Manual of the Plan of Chicago: Municipal Economy. Chicago: W. D. Moody, 1912. CASE 977.31 MOO

People Who Created the Plan

"Bennett, Edward Herbert" in American National Biography. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. Wilson Web

"Burnham, Daniel Hudson" in Business Leader Profiles for Students. Sheila Dow, editor.
Detroit: Gale, 2002, Vol. 1, p. 117. Gale Virtual Reference Library

“Charles Norton, Former Taft Aid, Dies in New York.” Chicago Daily Tribune (1872-1963);
Mar. 7, 1923, p. 10. ProQuest Historical Newspapers, Chicago Tribune (1849-1986)

Currey, J. Seymour, “Clyde Mitchell Carr” in Chicago: Its History and Its Builders: A Century of Marvelous Growth. Chicago: S. J. Clarke, 1912, Vol. IV, p. 669. CASE 977.31 CUR

Currey, J. Seymour, “Daniel Hudson Burnham” in Chicago: Its History and Its Builders: A Century of Marvelous Growth. Chicago: S. J. Clarke, 1912, Vol. V, p. 106. CASE 977.31 CUR

“Daniel Burnham, Architect, Dead.” Chicago Daily Tribune (1872-1963); Jun 2, 1912, p. 2. ProQuest Historical Newspapers, Chicago Tribune (1849-1986)

“Daniel H. Burnham" in Chicago's Accomplishments and Leaders, 1st ed. Glenn A. Bishop, compiler. Chicago: Bishop Publishing, 1932, p. 89. CASE 977.31 CHI

“E. H. Bennett, Architect and Planner, Dies.” Chicago Daily Tribune (1872-1963); Oct. 16, 1954, p. A6. ProQuest Historical Newspapers, Chicago Tribune (1849-1986)

“Edward H. Bennett, Architect, Designer.” New York Times (1857-Current file); Oct. 16, 1954,p. 17. ProQuest Historical Newspapers, The New York Times (1851-2005)

Hines, Thomas S. Burnham of Chicago: Architect and Planner. New York: Oxford University Press, 1974. 720.92 BURNHAM HIN

Larson, Erik. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America. 1st ed. New York: Crown Pub., 2003. 364.1523 LAR

Monroe, Harriet. “In Death of Daniel Burnham America Lost its Cecil Rhodes of Art World.” Chicago Daily Tribune (1872-1963); Jun. 9, 1912, p. A7. ProQuest Historical Newspapers, Chicago Tribune (1849-1986)

Moore, Charles. Daniel H. Burnham, Architect, Planner of Cities. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1921, 2 vols. BIOG BURNHAM MOO

Poole, Ernest. Giants Gone: Men Who Made Chicago. New York: Whittlesey House, 1943.
[pp. 328-337 on the Chicago Plan and additional pages on Daniel Burnham] CASE 920 POO

Reed, Henry Hope. “Saint-Gaudens.” New York Times (1857-Current file); Dec. 14, 1969,
p. BR52. ProQuest Historical Newspapers,
The New York Times (1851-2005)

Roberts, Edward F. “Charles D. Norton, Civic Beauty Exponent, Predicts Wonderful Future for Chicago.” Chicago Daily Tribune (1872-1963); Jan. 24, 1909, p. D3. ProQuest Historical Newspapers, Chicago Tribune (1849-1986)

Schaffer, Kristen. Daniel H. Burnham: Visionary Architect and Planner. Scott J. Tilden, editor. New York: Rizzoli, 2003. 720.92 BURNHAM

About the Plan

Buck, Thomas. “Father of City Planning to be Honored Here.” Chicago Daily Tribune (1872-1963); Oct 13, 1957, p. 45. ProQuest Historical Newspapers, Chicago Tribune (1849-1986)

Burnham, Daniel H. “Bright Future for Michigan Avenue.” Chicago Daily Tribune (1872-1963); Aug. 30, 1903, p. 24. ProQuest Historical Newspapers, Chicago Tribune (1849-1986)

“Celebrate 10th Birthday of Chicago Plan.” Chicago Daily Tribune (1872-1963); Apr. 9, 1920, p. 13. ProQuest Historical Newspapers, Chicago Tribune (1849-1986)

“Chicago Plan’ Dreams are Coming True.” New York Times (1857-Current file); Jan. 2, 1927, p. XX6. ProQuest Historical Newspapers, The New York Times (1851-2005)

“Chicago Plan” in Chicago and its Makers: A Narrative of Events from the Day of the First White Man to the Inception of the Second World’s Fair by Paul Gilbert and Charles Lee Bryson. Chicago: Felix Mendelsohn, 1929,
p. 229. CASE 977.3 GIL

"Explain Details of Great Chicago: Commercial Club Workers Issue Final Report, Outlining Vast Future Improvement.” Chicago Daily Tribune (1872-1963); Jul 4, 1909, p. 1. ProQuest Historical Newspapers, Chicago Tribune (1849-1986)

Field, Cynthia R. “Burnham Plan” in The Encyclopedia of Chicago. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2004, p. 108. 977.311 ENC (Reference and Circulating copies)

Marshall, Dexter. “Plans for a City Beautiful; Chicago Not Last in the Race.” Chicago Daily Tribune (1872-1963); Jan. 6, 1907, p. F2. ProQuest Historical Newspapers, Chicago Tribune (1849-1986)

McCutcheon, John T. “Municipal Garages” [editorial cartoon]. Chicago Daily Tribune (1872-1963); May 7, 1913, p. 1. ProQuest Historical Newspapers, Chicago Tribune (1849-1986)

Roberts, Edward F. “Charles D. Norton, Civic Beauty Exponent, Predicts Wonderful Future for Chicago.” Chicago Daily Tribune (1872-1963); Jan 24, 1909, p. D3. ProQuest Historical Newspapers, Chicago Tribune (1849-1986)

Simpson, James. “Chicago Plan: Chicago Completes Great Civic Improvements,” in Chicago’s Accomplishments and Leaders, 1st ed. Glenn A. Bishop, compiler. Chicago: Bishop Publishing, 1932, p. 436. CASE 977.31 CHI

Smith, Carl. The Plan of Chicago: Daniel Burnham and the Remaking of the American City. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006. 977.311 SMI

“Taft to Further the Chicago Plan.” Chicago Daily Tribune (1872-1963); Jan 3, 1912, p. 11. ProQuest Historical Newspapers, Chicago Tribune (1849-1986)

“Visions Wacker Drive Buildings of the Future.” Chicago Daily Tribune (1872-1963); Dec. 29, 1926, p. 13. ProQuest Historical Newspapers, Chicago Tribune (1849-1986)

“Wacker Urges Chicago Plan.” Chicago Daily Tribune (1872-1963); May 10, 1910, p. 11. ProQuest Historical Newspapers, Chicago Tribune (1849-1986)         

Chicago’s Built Environment

Cronon, William. Nature’s Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West. New York: W.W. Norton, 1991. 977.311 CRO

Mayer, Harold M. and Richard C. Wade. Chicago: Growth of a Metropolis. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1969.
CASE 977.31 MAY

Chicago’s Urban Environment and Chicago Regional Planning

Abbott, Carl. “Planning Chicago” in The Encyclopedia of Chicago. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2004, p. 613. 977.311 ENC (Reference and Circulating copies)

Abbott, Carl and Harry Antoniades Anthony. "City Planning" in Dictionary of American History, 3rd ed. Stanley I. Kutler, editor. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2003, Vol. 2, p. 184. REF 973 DIC.

Burnham, Daniel Hudson. Planning the Region of Chicago. Chicago: Chicago Regional Planning Association, 1956. 977.311 BUR

Ebner, Michael H. Creating Chicago’s North Shore: A Suburban History. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1988. 977.321 EBN

Gapp, Paul. “Best-laid Plans for Chicago.” Chicago Tribune (1963-Current file); Feb. 1, 1979, p. B4. ProQuest Historical Newspapers, Chicago Tribune (1849-1986)

Gilbert, James. Perfect Cities: Chicago’s Utopias of 1893. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991.977.311 GIL

Hines, Thomas S. Burnham of Chicago, Architect and Planner. New York: Oxford University Press, 1974.
720.92 BURNHAM HIN

Keating, Ann Durkin. Building Chicago: Suburban Developers and the Creation of a Divided Metropolis. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1988. 307.76 KEA

Keating, Ann Durkin. Chicagoland: City and Suburbs in the Railroad Age. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005. 977.31 KEA

Miller, Ross. Here’s the Deal: The Buying and Selling of a Great American City. New York: Knopf, 1996. 307.1 MIL

Wille, Lois. At Home in the Loop: How Clout and Community Built Chicago’s Dearborn Park. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1997. 917.7311 WIL

Wille, Lois. Forever Open, Clear, and Free: The Historic Struggle for Chicago’s Lakefront. Chicago: Regnery, 1972. 977.311 WIL

Legacies of the Plan

Johnson, Elmer W. Chicago Metropolis 2020: The Chicago Plan for the Twenty-First Century. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001. 977.311 JOH

Compiled by Wendy Davis, Reference Librarian Lake Forest Library Adult Services 2009