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This letter was written by Daniel Burnham to Edward Bennett around the end of the planning for San Francisco. Burnham had just accepted the commission on the Plan of Chicago.



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At the outset of the year in which the Plan is to be presented, Moore is in Detroit and writing to Bennett, who has been ill. Moore reports a letter from one of the committee members, Charles H. Thorne (Thornes were Montgomery Ward relations and…

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Moore details status of chapter revisions of Plan of Chicago. He also updates Bennett on events in a meeting with the Committee while making revisions.

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Daniel H. Burnham informal sketches for an Fifth Avenue apartment (presumably not built), New York. A large residence in the style of a Parisian "hotel" or aristocratic residence.

This leaf of letterhead stationery with pencil sketches of plans…

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This image is a carte de visite (visiting card) sized small albumen print photograph, taken in Paris while future Chicago architect Peirce Anderson was studying there, in the 1890s. William Peirce Anderson, 1870-1924, was known as Peirce or as Andy…

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A bird's-eye view watercolor sketch of Chicago and environs by Edward H. Bennett. This is one of two such sketches found on a few pages of a scrapbook, retained by Bennett in 1953 when he donated much of his material to the Art Institute of Chicago.…

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A bird's-eye view watercolor sketch of Chicago and environs by Edward H. Bennett.

This is one of two such sketches found on a few pages of a scrapbook, retained by Bennett in 1953 when he donated much of his material to the Art Institute. Also…

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This 1905 photo by Edward Bennett, found in his personal scrapbook and consistent in size and character with other of his views, was published in Moore's 1921 biography, I., facing p.230. It shows Bennett's employer, architect Daniel H. Burnham,…

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This 1904-06 photo shows the cabin designed by Burnham firm associate architect Willis Polk (1867-1924), on a high vantage point overlooking San Francisco. The person shown here on the deck appears to be Polk. For more information on Polk's career,…

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The prominence of this image on scrapbook pages in Bennett's papers, retained by him in 1953, along with Burnham seen writing in the setting in the 1800 Railway Exchange Building studio, suggested that this was an image of Burnham working on the 1909…
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