Chicago - City of Broad Shoulders

This course is about Chicago, We will cover the history of the city and region, the politics, corruption, arts, plans, neighborhoods, humor, achievements and the future of the City.

Chicago Future and Plans

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) is the agency charged with planning for the seven county Illinois Metro area around Chicago. They also coordinate with planning efforts in the larger metro area into Wisconsin, Indiana, and Michigan.

The agency that leads the economic development of the City is the World Business Chicago:

The private organization that advocates for planning in the Chicago region is the Metropolitan Planning Council: