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Daniel Hudson Burnham

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Burnham, Daniel Hudson (1846–1912), U.S. architect, a pioneer of city planning. He built some of America's early skyscrapers, including the Masonic Temple Building, Chicago (1892), and the Flatiron Building, New York City (1902). He also designed the plan for the Columbian Exposition in Chicago (1893). Much of his improvement plan for Chicago (1907–9) was subsequently put into effect.

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