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The gallery is a long and narrow space with a 14-ft ceiling, and at the time of the installation it housed an exhibit of the entries in a design competition for a memorial honoring noted architect Daniel Burnham
, whose design plan for Chicago has guided the city's growth over the past century.
Just like Daniel Burnham
had an opportunity to create a master plan for the great city of Chicago, which to this day still benefits from his vision, we can take this time to plan carefully what the next generation of healthcare facilities will look like and to question old assumptions of where and how healthcare will even be administered.
The charming boutique hotel in which I stayed, the Burnham, was actually named in honor of the architect who conceived the building over a century ago, Daniel Burnham
, the man responsible for our own Flatiron Building.
He found the Oxford Street site and hired a Chicago architect, Daniel Burnham
, to create his dream.
Long ago, Daniel Burnham
, the architect who envisioned Chicago's magnificent lakefront and network of boulevards, advised: "Make no little plans.
Make No Little Plans - the regeneration of Liverpool city centre 1999-2008" takes its title from a quote attributed to an American architect and planner, Daniel Burnham
famously said, "Make no small plans--they have not the power to stir men's blood, and will not be realized.
but Carrere & Hastings (New York Public Library), Daniel Burnham
(Union Station, Washington, D.
Later they saw the architecture of Frederick Law Olmstead and Daniel Burnham
along with Chicago's Columbian Exposition (called "the White City").
In the words of Chicago architect Daniel Burnham
, John Paul II understood that a leader must "make no little plans, because they have no magic to stir men's blood.
The architect was Daniel Burnham
, the driving force behind the Chicago World's Fair of 1893; the killer was H.
What matter if the American reader has never heard of architect Daniel Burnham
or of the assassination of Chicago mayor Prendergast?
Indeed, though Daniel Burnham
sought with his White City to show what Chicago and most any other urban center could be, Larson has shown us what the city and many others were becoming, via his excursions into the dirty metropolis that lurked in the shadows of its pristine counterpart.
Though their work would later be derided by Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright as hobbling America's organic architectural movement, the fair's primary architects Daniel Burnham
and John Root oversaw the creation of neoclassical buildings that awed visitors, some of whom broke down weeping when they caught sight of what came to be known as the White City.