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APA Los Angeles Book Club: No Small Plans by Chicago Architecture Foundation
April 12, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Lisa Wise Consulting, Inc. Offices, 706 Hill Street
Please join the APA Los Angeles Book Club in discussing No Small Plans. No Small Plans is a graphic novel that follows the neighborhood adventures of teens in Chicago’s past, present and future as they wrestle with designing the city they want, need and deserve. The book was inspired by the 1911 Wacker’s Manual, which was once used in classrooms to explain Daniel Burnham’s 1909 Plan of Chicago. It is filled with beautiful illustrations and divided into three chapters set in the years 1928, 2017 and 2211. Each chapter ends with a map and a short interlude about Burnham, to give readers insight into the creation of the 1909 Plan and other urban planning challenges.
Transit: Near 7th/Metro and Pershing Square Metro Stations