Make No Little Plans: Daniel Burnham and the American City
Date: Tue. September 15, 2009
Time: 6:00 pm
Harold Washington Library Center
Cindy Pritzker Auditorium
400 S. State Street
Program: One Book, One Chicago
About this event:
This documentary film explores the fascinating life and complex legacy Daniel Hudson Burnham and how his vision to organize the chaos of 19th history America shaped the nation's towns and cities for generations. The film, the first full-length documentary about Burnham, was directed by Judith McBrien and produced by The Archimedia Workshop (thearchimediaworkshop.org) in consultation with Kartemquin Films. Run time is approximately 60 minutes.
The following screening also offers a discussion after the film with the director and other great Chicago thinkers.