|Mural along the Eisenhower Expressway, 2004
The view is northeast across the Eisenhower Expressway, looking toward the downtown, with the Sears Tower in the background. The closest a proposed Civic Center came to being built in the form suggested by the 1909 Plan of Chicago is this mural, based on a drawing in the Plan. The mural is on the back of a warehouse building at the southwest corner of Van Buren and Morgan Streets, about four blocks west of where the Plan said the Civic Center should be. The mural can be clearly seen by using the zoom tool.
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