Building on Burnham

Building on Burnham

By preserving, protecting and improving our natural areas, we are building on the blueprint of Daniel Burnham's Plan for Chicago.

Mayor Emanuel outlined the future of Chicago as a two-waterfront city in his second Bulding on Burnham address. Since 2011, 985 new acres of parks have been acquired and 5.5 miles of new waterfront access developed under Building on Burnham.

One Summer Chicago

One Summer Chicago

Did you know? More than 31,000 summer jobs and internship opportunities are available for youth between the ages of 14 and 24.

The program runs from July 2 through August 10, 2018 and helps young people gain valuable work experience and develop life skills. 

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