Daniel H. Burnham (1846-1912) was a Chicago architect and planner. With partner John Wellborn Root, he designed many early American skyscrapers and became associated with the Chicago School of architecture. After Root's death, he concentrated on planning, taking responsibility for the 1893 Columbian Exposition, and creating master plans for Chicago, Cleveland, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and Manila.
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Burnham and Root
Profiles of the partners and a brief description of the Monadnock Building.
Daniel Hudson Burnham
An illustrated review of his career and major architectural commissions.
Photographs of the landmark early Chicago skyscraper.
Photographs of Burnham and Root's famous 1888 office building in Chicago.
Wikipedia: Daniel Burnham
Biographical article from publicly-editable encyclopedia.
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