Daniel Hudson Burnham

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Noun1.Daniel Hudson Burnham - United States architect who designed the first important skyscraper with a skeleton (1846-1912)
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Viewers are invited to discover the fascinating life and complex legacy of architect and city planner Daniel Hudson Burnham. In the midst of late nineteenth century urban disorder, Burnham offered a powerful vision of what a civilized American city could look like, one that provided a compelling framework for Americans to make sense of the world around them.
The first was Daniel Hudson Burnham, a major American architect of the nineteenth century who provided the vision and near- inexhaustible energy required to design, organize, and run the massive event.
5 THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY: MURDER, MAGIC, AND MADNESS AT THE FAIR THAT CHANGED AMERICA (Crown Publishers, 2003) In 1893 the Chicago World's Fair, an unprecedented spectacle directed by architect Daniel Hudson Burnham, opened to the public.