The Group Plan of 1903In August 1903, architects Daniel H. Burnham, John M. Carr?re, and Arnold W. Brunner presented Mayor Tom L. Johnson and the City of Cleveland a plan that epitomized the City Beautiful Movement in America. The Group Plan envisioned a grand landscaped mall surrounded by public buildings in the Beaux-Arts style. The plan would create a monumental civic center, influence the design of buildings throughout the city, and lay the foundation for a city planning commission. The first of its kind in the nation, the Group Plan, as built, was the most completely realized of Burnham's city planning efforts. In its green space and architecture, the Mall remains an enduring and vital element of Cleveland's civic culture.
|Series||This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series|
|Placed By||The City of Cleveland and City Planning Commission, the Cleveland Mall Plaza Beautification Fund, and the Ohio Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 1:31am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 441982 N 4594935|
|Decimal Degrees||41.50395000, -81.69516667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 30.237', W 81° 41.71'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 30' 14.22" N, 81° 41' 42.60" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||216, 330, 440|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 300 Lakeside Ave E, Cleveland OH 44114, US|
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