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Daniel Burnham
Born (1846-09-04)September 4, 1846
Henderson, New York, United States
Died June 1, 1912(1912-06-01) (aged 65)
Heidelberg, Germany
Nationality American
Occupation Architect
Practice Burnham and Root
Buildings Reliance Building, Flatiron Building, Union Station (Washington, D.C.), Ellicott Square Building
Projects Plan of Chicago
World’s Columbian Exposition

It was Chicago with its World's Fair which vivified the national desire for civic beauty.
Daniel Burnham
Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die, but long after we are gone be a living thing, asserting itself with ever-growing insistence.
Daniel Burnham
Let your watchword be order and your beacon beauty.
Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood and probably themselves will not be realized.
Daniel Burnham
Remember that our sons and grandsons are going to do things that would stagger us.
Daniel Burnham