Chapter 9 from the book “Americans and Their Land” by Anne Mackin
ESSAY BY DR. MARK COLE, CURATOR, THE CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART
“The Shining Light of a Modern Age: Baron Haussmann’s Revolutionary Design of Paris.”
National History Day Documentary by Alex Friedman.
The documentary explores the urban modernization of Paris by Baron Haussemann in the late 19th century and how it influenced Daniel Burnham and the Group Plan in Cleveland Ohio.