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Unformatted text preview: Margaret Sherman Burnham Devoted wife of Daniel Burnham, Margaret Burnham has five children with Burnham and cares for them in their Evanston, Illinois, home while Burnham stays on site of the fair for three years, all the while writing Burnham letters on almost a daily basis. Richard Hunt Elitist New York architect whose skills Burnham desperately covets in helping to create the fair, Burnham eventually convinces a reluctant Richard Hunt to join the team and create one of the most important buildings of the fair. George Post Another egotistical New York architect whom Burnham convinces to help build the fair, George Post is given the responsibility of building one of the major buildings of the fair. Louis Sullivan Alcoholic Chicago architect who reluctantly joins Burnham's efforts in building the fair, Louis Sullivan eventually joins the team of architects who are building the fair despite feeling snubbed by Burnham...
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course ENG 1310 taught by Professor Pilkington during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.
- Fall '08