June 1, 2018, 9am PDT
In neighborhoods with lots of new development, buildings cited in the Chicago Historic Resources Survey are coming down fast.
January 24, 2018, 6am PST
A theater in Chicago will open a new musical about the famous urban planner and architect in June of this year.
September 20, 2014, 1pm PDT
The Washington Post provides all the details, renderings, history, commentary, and more that one could want about Amtrak's proposed $7 billion investment in Daniel Burnham's historic Union Station.
June 28, 2014, 9am PDT
A planned memorial for Chicago architect and planner Daniel Burnham got an upgrade this week in the form of a proposed 1.6-mile interactive walking path and new materials for the site of the memorial.
October 8, 2013, 8am PDT
Calling Chicago a "city on the brink", the editors of the Chicago Tribune issue an "RFP" for residents and civic groups to put forth a vision for Chicago that can address its chronic woes, ensure its survival, and inspire people to action.
August 7, 2013, 8am PDT
As the State of Illinois and City of Chicago begin envisioning the future of North Lake Shore Drive, a coalition of 15 local advocacy groups have put forth a plan to return the artery to the original vision put forth by Daniel Burnham.
April 15, 2013, 9am PDT
Julia Vitullo-Martin reviews Alexander Garvin's new book, "The Planning Game," which examines four case studies for lessons on how shrewd investments in the public realm can revitalize a city.
March 7, 2011, 7am PST
Chuck Wolfe suggests five "Burnhamisms" for getting communities inspired and engaged with urban planning, including using social media and video to communicate your message.
November 13, 2010, 5am PST
Hollywood producers are planning a film version of the Chicago-focused book The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic And Madness At The Fair That Changed America.
November 10, 2010, 7am PST
Branden Klayko says that Chicago's new GOTO 2040 plan is a bold vision that includes extensive infill development and an emphasis on creating compact communities around transit.
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October 15, 2010, 8am PDT
Blair Kamin looks at "Go to 2040", a new regional plan for the Chicago area that he says has few goals to get excited about and "reflects an era of scarce resources."
September 6, 2010, 5am PDT
A documentary airing nationally on PBS today looks at the work of Daniel Burnham and the emergence of the urban planning profession.
June 9, 2010, 10am PDT
A new documentary about the architect and planner Daniel Burnham - naturally called 'Make No Little Plans' - arrives in theaters this week.
May 3, 2010, 5am PDT
Aaron M. Renn reflects on the success of Daniel Burnham's plan of Chicago, and why. Perhaps it was the lack of government involvement in the planning process?
November 12, 2009, 9am PST
July 7, 2009, 11am PDT
The 1909 Plan of Chicago is widely credited to Daniel Burnham. But Burnham's right-hand-man, Edward Bennett not only played a big role in writing the plan, he also helped put it into action.
April 20, 2009, 5am PDT
A thoughtful look at what made Daniel Burnham's plan for the City of Chicago so successful.
April 6, 2009, 12pm PDT
A memorial to famed planner Daniel Burnham will be built on the lakefront in Chicago, and three finalists were recently chosen to design it. The designs haven't been made public yet, to the frustration of some locals.
March 4, 2009, 2pm PST
That's just one of the interesting tidbits in this celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Plan of Chicago and Daniel Burnham in The New Yorker.
March 4, 2009, 8am PST
The author of this article expresses their concern for a potential Daniel Burnham memorial that does little to represent his ideas--or good planning.