Burnham of Chicago : architect and planner (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Burnham of Chicago : architect and planner

Author: Thomas S Hines
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd ed., pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Daniel Burnham was the man who is largely responsible for the appearance of Chicago today, particularly the lake front parks. With his partner, John W. Root, he designed and built the first skyscrapers and the World's Columbian Exposition.--Publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Daniel Hudson Burnham; Daniel Hudson Burnham
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas S Hines
ISBN: 9780226341729 0226341720
OCLC Number: 225875988
Notes: Originally published: Oxford University Press, 1974.
"Second edition, with a new introduction by Neil Harris"--Cover
Description: xxvii, 445 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Thomas S. Hines.
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The Plan of Chicago was designed by Daniel Burnham, coauthored by Edward Bennett and produced in collaboration with the Commercial Club of Chicago, the plan proposed many of the city's most  Read more...

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"Indeed, the book as a whole is a model of the balanced portrait, sure of Burnham's importance but always conscious of his failings." - Paul Goldberger, New York Times Book Review "In every sense Read more...

 
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