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Unposted. Very early divided back linen postal cardHotel Burnham's Soaring History
"Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir men's blood and probably will not themselves be realized."True to his words, Chicago City planner and architect Daniel Burnham designed on a grand scale. He was a visionary whose plans shaped our beloved city, and more than a century later his ideas continue to influence urban architecture throughout the world.
Burnham, John Root and Charles Atwood revolutionized their world and downtown Chicago when they created the Reliance Building in 1895. Its radical steel and glass design set the precedent for the modern skyscraper, ushering in a new era in architectural design that has since shaped the skylines of cities around the globe.
In 1999, after being neglected for decades and nearly forgotten, the historic Reliance Building was carefully restored and resurrected as Hotel Burnham, a Kimpton Hotel. This important building is justly listed on the National Register of Historic Places. An inviting hotel in downtown Chicago, Hotel Burnham exudes the elegance of a bygone era and preserves a rich part of our country's history. As one of Chicago's most significant architectural
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