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Daniel Burnham

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Daniel Burnham

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

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