The Burnham Plan Centennial - Bold Plans, Big Dreams

Program Partners


The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) is a not-for-profit organization that promotes the study and preservation of the built environment worldwide.  The Society's membership of approximately 2,500 individuals includes professors of architectural and art history, architects and other design professionals, preservationists, museum curators, students, and many others who share a passionate interest in the subject.  Institutional members, numbering more than 900, include other learned societies, university libraries, art and historical museums, and preservation organizations around the world.

Partner Category: Professional Association

Centennial Activities

Friday, August 7, 2009 11:00am to Sunday, August 9, 2009 10:00pm

The Legacy of Daniel Burnham, Architect and City Planner

Society of Architectural Historians

This three-day Study Tour will celebrate the 100-year anniversary of Daniel Burnham and Edward Bennett's Plan of Chicago through an array of lectures, tours, and special evening events.  The tour will highlight Burnham and the plan in a variety of different guises:  imagined and realized, proposed and enacted, seen and unseen.  [MORE]

Society of Architectural Historians


Society of Architectural Historians
1365 North Astor Street
Chicago, IL 60610-2144
312.573.1141 (fax)
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Contact: Pauline Saliga

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