Fort Dearborn Project Records
MSFDP_67

 An inventory of the collection at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Summary Information

Repository
Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives
Creator
Fort Dearborn Project.
Title
Fort Dearborn Project records
ID
MSFDP_67
Date [inclusive]
1948-1959
Extent
4.0 Linear feet
Language
English
Abstract:
The Fort Dearborn Project was an urban renewal project initiated in 1949 by Arthur Rubloff, realtor and chairman of Arthur Rubloff Company. The collection consists of correspondence, financial records, reports, minutes, by-laws, questionnaires, photographs, and published materials.

Preferred Citation

Fort Dearborn Project records, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Illinois at Chicago

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Administrative History

The Fort Dearborn Project was an urban renewal project initiated in 1949 by Arthur Rubloff, realtor and chairman of Arthur Rubloff Company. The project sought to reverse the decay of Chicago's Loop and Near North neighborhoods - the site of Chicago's original European settlement, Fort Dearborn.

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Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, financial records, reports, minutes, by-laws, questionnaires, photographs, and published materials. The material pertains to the administration of the Fort Dearborn Project, housing, traffic planning, and public transportation in Chicago's Near North Side and government urban renewal programs.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives 2006-03-07

801 S. Morgan Street
Chicago, Illinois, 60607
312.996.2742

Restrictions on Access

None

Restrictions on Use

None

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Fort Dearborn Project. -- Archives

Geographic Name(s)

  • Near North Side (Chicago, Ill.).

Subject(s)

  • Chicago Neighborhoods.
  • City planning -- Illinois -- Chicago.
  • Urban renewal -- Illinois -- Chicago.

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Fort Dearborn Project Records 

Box Folder

Bank account - receipts and statements, 1954-1959 

1 1

Brochure - correspondence, 1954-1958 

1 2

Brochure - photographs, undated 

1 3

Brochure - photographs, 1956 

1 4

Carson Pirie Scott and Co. - report, undated 

1 5

Central Area Plan - clippings and reports, 1958 

1 6

Chicago Plan Commission - report, 1951 

1 7

Civic Federation Study - report, 1956 

1 8

Clark, Peter B. - case study, 1959 

1 9

Clippings, 1954-1955 

2 10

Clippings, 1955-1956 

2 11

Clippings, 1956-1958 

2 12

Clippings, 1958-1959 

2 13

Correspondence, 1954 

3 14

Correspondence, 1955-1956 

3 15

Correspondence, 1956-1959 

3 16

Correspondence, 1956-1959 

3 17

Courthouse - correspondence and memoranda, 1953-1958 

3 18

Employment - correspondence, 1954-1957 

3 19

Fermi, Enrico Memorial - correspondence and literature, 1955-1957 

3 20

Financing - correspondence, 1954-1957 

4 21

Government Buildings Committee - correspondence, 1951-1957 

4 22

Government Buildings Committee - correspondence, 1957-1959 

4 23

Governor's Office - Illinois - correspondence and reports, 1955-1957 

4 24

Heliport Study - clippings and pamphlets, 1953-1955 

4 25

Housing projects - cooperative - correspondence, 1955 

4 26

Human Relations Commission - Chicago - report, 1956 

4 27

Institutional-Commercial Development Committee - correspondence, 1948-1956 

4 28

Institutional-Commercial Development Committee - correspondence, 1958 

4 29

Johnson, Howard - "Onward Chicago" - correspondence and reports, 1955-1956 

4 30

Land Clearance Commission - correspondence and report, 1954-1957 

4 31

Lawyers Committee - lists, undated 

4 32

Legislation - national - correspondence and reports, 1954-1955 

4 33

Legislation - state - correspondence, 1954-1956 

4 34

Miscellaneous - memoranda and notes, 1952-1955 

5 35

Opposition - correspondence, 1954-1957 

5 36

Photographs and maps, 1953-1957 

5 37

Press releases - clippings and correspondence, 1954-1957 

5 38

Public Building Commission Act - bills and correspondence, 1954-1957 

5 39

Public Building Commission of Chicago - Court Test - briefs and correspondence, 1952-1957 

5 40

Public Building Commission of Chicago - correspondence and report, 1957 

5 41

Public Building Commission - hearings - correspondence and reports, 1957 

5 42

Purpose and objectives - correspondence and reports, 1949-1954 

5 43

Purpose and objectives - correspondence and reports, 1956-1957 

6 44

Purpose and objectives - correspondence and reports, 1956-1957 

6 45

Purpose and objectives - correspondence and reports, 1954-1959 

6 46

Redevelopment Corporation and Foundation - memoranda, 1957 

6 47

Residential Development Committee - correspondence and minutes, 1954-1959 

6 48

Rubloff, Arthur - correspondence, 1954-1957 

6 49

Scale model showings - correspondence, 1953-1957 

6 50

Skidmore, Owings and Merrill - correspondence, 1954-1958 

6 51

Sponsors - correspondence, 1954-1957 

6 52

Subway system - correspondence, 1953-1956 

6 53

Television - radio - correspondence, 1956 

6 54

Traffic Planning - correspondence and reports, 1956 

7 55

Union League events - pamphlet, 1956 

7 56

Urban renewal - correspondence, 1955-1957 

7 57

Urban renewal - Chicago - reports, 1953-1958 

7 58

Urban renewal - Chicago - reports, 1954-1958 

7 59

Urban renewal - Detroit - correspondence and literature, 1953-1956 

8 60

Urban renewal - Detroit - correspondence, 1956-1959 

8 61

Urban renewal - Detroit - agreements and reports, 1956-1959 

8 62

Urban renewal - New York - reports, 1951-1958 

8 63

Urban renewal - Ohio - brochures, 1954-1957 

8 64

Urban renewal - Pennsylvania - correspondence, 1955-1956 

8 65

Urban renewal - Pennsylvania - literature and reports, 1957-1958 

8 66

Urban renewal - Texas - literature, 1956 

8 67

West Side Civic Center Case - bulletins, 1955-1956 

8 68

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