Daniel Burnham was an architect and urban planner who was the Director of Works for the Columbian Exhibition, which took place in Chicago in 1893. He was one of the chief architects of the “White City,” the subject of Erik Larson’s 2004 novel The Devil In The White City. As an urban planner, he was responsible for the 1909 Plan Of Chicago, better known as The Burnham Plan of Chicago, which was one of the first large-scale plans for urban development. This brief video talks about it.
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