Past Event

Daniel Burnham: Master Planner

A Road Scholar Program by Beth Johnson

Daniel H. Burnham was a gifted planner and architect who left a significant mark upon Chicago as creator of the 1909 Plan of Chicago. This year will mark the centennial year of the publication of his plan. Burnham was master planner for the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893, where he coordinated the efforts of architects from across the country to turn the dream of the White City into a reality in record time. This presentation will explore Burnham’s Plan of Chicago, his plan for the World’s Fair, and his architectural achievements in the City of Chicago.

This event is Free and Open to the public. For more information, please contact Merna Folkers, 847.394.2341.