|Arend Van Vlissingen Plan for Lake Calumet Harbor, 1920
The 1920 Van Vlissengen Plan for the Calumet Region was adopted by the City of Chicago as the official plan for the region in 1921. It was a plan of long range development and included both water and land transportation improvements. Plans for harbor improvements included both excavating more harbor area and filling in areas of Lake Calumet for use as additional industrial and terminal sites.
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