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Help us put this book into the hands of thousands of Chicago teens and inspire them to design the city they want, need and deserve.
Help us put this book into the hands of thousands of Chicago teens and inspire them to design the city they want, need and deserve.
Help us put this book into the hands of thousands of Chicago teens and inspire them to design the city they want, need and deserve.
1,277 backers pledged $56,409 to help bring this project to life.

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    The Brick

    Every brick counts as we build support for this project! Thank you!

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    The Column

    Columnar strength is what holds this project up! Thank you!

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    The Truss

    Thank you for trussing us with your support! Backing us at this level provides two copies - one for you and one for a student!

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    • 1 copy of No Small Plans donated to a Chicago student
    • 1 copy of No Small Plans for you to keep
    • Your name printed in the Truss section
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    The Arch

    Did you know arches are some of the strongest structures? We're arching toward success with your help! We'll give away 4 copies and give you one to keep.

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    • 4 copies donated to Chicago students on your behalf
    • 1 copy of No Small Plans for you to keep
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    Acroterion

    Acroterion, you're the detail that delights. At this level, we'll get 10 copies into students' hands and you'll get a copy for yourself. You can toast to yourself with three friends using a special set of Chicago Architecture Foundation tumblers.

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    • 10 copies donated to Chicago students on your behalf
    • 1 copy of No Small Plans for you to keep
    • Set of 4 Chicago Architecture Foundation tumblers
    • Your name printed in the Acroterion section
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    The Edward Bennett

    Edward Bennett where would the 1909 Plan for Chicago be without you? Probably nowhere. This level will give 30 copies to a teacher to put to work with students. You'll get a copy for yourself and we will send you a centennial edition of the 1909 Plan of Chicago.

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    • 30 copies (1 classroom set!) donated on your behalf
    • 1 copy of No Small Plans for you to keep
    • A copy of the centennial edition of the Plan of Chicago
    • Your name printed in the Edward Bennett section
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    The Walter D. Moody

    Hey, Walter D. Moody you creative genius, thanks for writing the Wacker Manual in 1911 and inspiring No Small Plans. You rock.

    At this level, you will equip TWO classrooms with the book. We’ll also send you a copy signed by the authors and a poster of artwork from the novel.

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    • 60 copies (2 classroom sets!) donated on your behalf.
    • 1 copy of No Small Plans, signed by the authors
    • Signed, limited edition No Small Plans poster
    • Your name printed in the Walter Moody section
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    The Jules Guerin

    Like painter Jules Guerin your support is helping us bring No Small Plans to life in vivid color. We’ll equip FOUR classrooms with the book and send you a copy of your own signed by the authors. You’ll also get a beginner’s set of five books about planning Chicago. (Trust us, we'll pick some great ones!)

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    • 120 copies (4 classroom sets!) donated on your behalf
    • 1 copy of No Small Plans, signed by the authors
    • Beginner's bookshelf of 5 books about planning Chicago.
    • Your name printed in the Jules Guerin section
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    Ella Flagg Young

    1st woman to run Chicago Public Schools. John Dewey disciple. Friend to Jane Addams. Champion for teachers and women. Educator extraordinaire.

    Your support will equip FIFTEEN classrooms with the book and you’ll get a signed copy of your own. In addition, you and nine guests will be treated to a once-in-a-lifetime Chicago neighborhood bus tour guided by Jen Masengarb, CAF’s superb director of research and interpretation.

    Includes:
    • 15 classroom sets (450 copies!) donated on your behalf.
    • 1 copy of No Small Plans for you to keep
    • Guided neighborhood bus tour for a group of 10
    • Your name printed in the Ella Flagg Young section
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    The Daniel Burnham

    Bend it like Burnham. You know you want to. You'll really make a difference for Chicago young people. Best of all you'll be known as a "Daniel Burnham." (Does it get better than that?) We'll plan a lunch for you and 9 guests in an architecturally fantastic setting. Lunch will be hosted by the Chicago Architecture Foundation's CEO Lynn Osmond, with an intimate talk about Chicago's magnificent architectural history led by CAF's expert historian Jen Masengarb. You and your guests will each receive copies of No Small Plans signed by the authors. Let the plans begin!

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    • 750 copies (25 classroom sets) donated on your behalf
    • 10 signed copies of No Small Plans for you & your lunch guests
    • Lunch & talk for 10 in an architecturally fantastic setting
    • Your name printed in the Daniel Burnham section
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