LAKE FOREST – The Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Historical Society has rescheduled the program “Make No Little Plans – Daniel Burnham Film and Discussion” to Wednesday, June 20 at 7 p.m. in the Hunter Family Education Hall, Historical Society, 509 E. Deerpath, Lake Forest. Those who already registered for the event may call 847-234-5253 or email [email protected] to confirm the new date or receive a refund.
The cost is $10 members, $15 non-members.
The event includes a screening of the PBS film “Make No Little Plans: Daniel Burnham and the American City.” On hand will be the program’s director, Judith Paine McBrien, who will offer an insider’s view of the development, challenges and ideas behind the film’s production.
Burnham had many connections to Lake Forest, including friendship with fellow members of the Commercial Club of Chicago, with his co-author of the 1909 Plan of Chicago Edward Bennett, and with clients for whom he designed homes in the area.
About the Film:
Daniel Hudson Burnham is one of America’s – and Chicago’s – best known architects and city planners. He built some of the first skyscrapers in the world and in 1893, directed construction of the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, an event that helped inspire the City Beautiful Movement across the country. The 1909 Plan of Chicago is considered his masterwork.
Also Coming Up:
Tour of Crab Tree Farm
Saturday, May 12 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
A few spaces remain – eight at 10 a.m. and 2 at 1 p.m. Call 847-234-5253 by Friday, May 11 at noon to snap one of these up!
THE HAYMARKET AFFAIR: RIOT OR TRAGEDY?
Tuesday, May 22 at 7 p.m. at the Hunter Family Education Hall, Historical Society, 509 E. Deerpath, Lake Forest. Cost is free for members, $10 for nonmembers.
Larry Spivack, president of the Illinois Labor History Society, will talk on the significance of the Haymarket Tragedy that occurred on May 4, 1886. The Haymarket bomb, the May Day march for the eight-hour day, and the trial and execution started a chain of events that have influenced every corner of the globe. Mr. Spivack will explore these events and how they still resonate today.
The Illinois Labor History Society is the deed holder and caretaker for the Haymarket Memorial Monument at Forest Home Cemetery in Forest Park, Illinois. The ILHS is the nation’s oldest popular labor history organization.
The Historical SOciety appreciates its Illinois Bicentennial Program Sponsors:
- ANN JONES – @PROPERTIES
- DEER PATH INN
- REULAND AND TURBOUGH FUNERAL HOME
Submitted by the Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Historical Society