Virtual Burnham Project



Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player



Contact information regarding the website:

Press Room

The VBI is available for lectures and discussions at your institution or event.  Please contact for additional information.

Recent press coverage includes:

"Featured Project: Virtual Burnham Initiative"

"The City That Never Was:
LFC to launch website to showcase work of Chicago-area city planners"
Lake Forester (Pioneer Press)
June 11, 2009

"Finding Daniel Burnham"
North Shore Magazine
June 2009

"Bright Teens, 'Bold Ideas'"
Lake County News Sun
May 10, 2009

"Thinking big? Online sources where you can learn more about the Burnham Plan"
Chicago Tribune
Blair Kamin
January 10, 2009

"College takes Chicago Plan into Virtual World"
Illinois Issues
January 2009

"LFC, others creating 3-D 'Plan of Chicago'"
Lake Forester
June 26, 2008

"Virtual Burnham Initiative"
Trends in EdTech (blog)
June 19, 2008

"Burnham Plan behind Lake Forest's initiative to develop virtual Chicago"
College Campus news
May 20, 2008

"The World According to Burnham and Bennett: Virtual Burnham Initiative Roll-out"
June 23, 6 pm
DePaul University
25 East Jackson, Room 1308 (DePaul's Lewis Center at 25 East Jackson Blvd).
Free. Space is limited, so please register in advance to