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Contents Introduction xxi I The Long Childhood 3 II The Large Partnership 16 Burnham and Root, 1873-1891 III Building in the Sky 44 Burnham, Root, and the Rise of the Skyscraper, 1881-1891 IV The Big Dream 73 Planning the World's Columbian Exposition, 1889-1891 V The Make Believe City 92 The Building of the Fair, 1891-1893 VI Legacies of the Fair 125 1893-1901 VII The New Capital 139 The Washington Plan of 1902 VIII The Paradox of Progressive Architecture 158 The Cleveland Group Plan of 1903 IX The Promise of Urban Planning 174 The San Francisco Plan of 1905 X The Imperial Facade 197 The Philippine Plans of 1905 XI Promoter and Benefactor 217 The Architect as Philanthropist XII The Private Life of a Public Man 234 XIII The Architecture of Capitalism 268 D. H. Burnham and Company, 1891-1912 XIV Beyond the White City 312 The Chicago Plan of 1909 XV Uncle Dan 346 Epilogue: No Little Plans 367 Appendix A 371 A Chronological List of the Buildings of Burnham and Root and D. H. Burnham and Company Appendix B 385 A Note on, and Index of, Comparative Building Construction Costs, 1870-1970 Essay on Sources 387 Notes 401 Index 435
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Burnham, Daniel Hudson, 1846-1912.
Architects -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
City planners -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.