The architect Daniel Burnham died at the age of 65. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Influential 19th-century urban designer who helped to shape the face of Chicago, Manila, and Baguio. He gained international recognition as the Director of Works for the World’s Colombian Exposition. He designed New York City’s Flatiron Building and Washington D.C.’s Union Station.
His parents raised him in the Swedenborgian Church of New Jerusalem. He married Margaret Sherman on January 20, 1876; the couple had two sons, Daniel Jr. and Hubert.
Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men’s blood and probably themselves will not be realized.
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.
It was Chicago with its World’s Fair which vivified the national desire for civic beauty.
Remember that our sons and grandsons are going to do things that would stagger us.
Let your watchword be order and your beacon beauty.