Architect and urban designer Daniel H. Burnham was born in 1846 in Henderson, NY. He played a role in the creation of plans for many cities, including Chicago, Manila, and Washington, DC. He also designed various well-American buildings, including the Flatiron Building, New York, NY; Union Station, Washington, DC; and Merchants Exchange, San Francisco, CA. Burnham died in 1912 in Heidelberg, Germany.
Bio updated as of 2023.