The Burnham Pavilions were made possible by the generous support and civic commitment of the Burnham Leadership Group including (to date): Mr. and Mrs. John H. Bryan, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley M. Dixon, Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Field V, Margot and Thomas Pritzker, Patrick G. Ryan and Shirley W. Ryan, and The Crown Family.
The Committee would also like to recognize the following for their contributions to help make the Burnham Pavilions possible:
Thanks also to VSA Partners and The Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Lodging has been generously provided by the Union League Club and Village Green at the Fisher Building and MDA City Apartments.
Lead funding for the Burnham Plan Centennial was provided by the Chicago Community Trust. The Trust is joined as a founding sponsor by The Elizabeth Morse and Elizabeth Morse Genius Charitable Trusts. The Centennial would also like to acknowledge all of our sponsors.
The Burnham Pavilions are open and free to the public in Millennium Park through November 1, 2009. The final on-site Talks With the Team with structural engineer Chris Rockey and project manager Julie Burros takes place October 28.
The Burnham Pavilions
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