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  • 1. Daniel Burnham By Ben Shipp
  • 2. About Daniel Burnham
    • Daniel Hudson Burnham was born Sep. 4 1846 in Henderson, New York
    • He died June 1, 1912 in Heidelberg, Germany
    • He tried to get into Harvard and Yale but failed the admission tests for both
    • He was raised in Chicago, Illinois
    • He met John Root when he was 26
  • 3. Buildings He Designed
    • Union Station in Washington D.C.(1908)
    • The Fuller Building(1902)
    • The Masonic Temple Building(1892-1939)
    • And many more. He designed 30 buildings in his life.
  • 4. The Fuller Building(1902)
    • The Fuller Building (now called the Flatiron building) was the first skyscraper ever.
    • It was 22 stories tall.
    • It was the tallest building in the world until 1913.
    • An Italian architecture firm plans to by it and turn it into a hotel in 2019.
    • It inspired the famous building The Het Strijkijzer.
    • It is in the Flatiron district in New York.
  • 5. The Flatiron Building Cylinders Face The Flatiron District Edge Parallel and perpendicular lines Triangle Acute angle
  • 6. The Masonic Temple Building(1892-1933 >The Masonic Temple Building was Burnham’s first building. >John Wellborn Root helped him. >It was constructed from 1891-1892. >Joffrey tower is currently there.
  • 7. Arches cylinders triangles Rectangular prism
  • 8. Union Station
    • Opened in 1908
    • Cost $125 Million dollars to build.
    • Employed 5,000 people
    • In 1988 it had been abandoned and sealed for 7 years when it was renovated.
    • Since then it has been used as many different things.
  • 9. Columns Vertex
    • Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die-Daniel Burnham
    • Make no little plans, They have no magic to stir men’s blood-Daniel Burnham
  • 11. Bibliography
    • http://www.unionstationdc.com/history.aspx
    • http://www.famousquotesandauthors.com/authors/daniel_h__burnham_quotes.html
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Burnham
    • http://www.skyscraper.org/TALLEST_TOWERS/tallest.htm