List of Daniel Burnham Architecture

List of Daniel Burnham buildings, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Most, if not all prominent Daniel Burnham architecture appears on this list, including houses, churches and other structures where applicable. This list contains information like what city the structure can be found in, and when it was first opened to the public. If you want to find out even more about these famous Daniel Burnham buildings you can click on the building names to get additional information.

List ranges from Flatiron Building to Chicago Symphony Center, plus much more.

This list answers the questions, "What buildings did Daniel Burnham design?" and "What do Daniel Burnham structures look like?"

  • The Sullivan Center, formerly known as the Carson, Pirie, Scott and Company Building or Carson, Pirie, Scott and Company Store, is a commercial building at 1 South State Street at the corner of East Madison Street in Chicago, Illinois. It was designed by Louis Sullivan for the retail firm Schlesinger & Mayer in 1899, and expanded by him and subsequently sold to H.G. Selfridge & Co. in 1904. That firm occupied the structure for only a matter of weeks before it sold the building to Otto Young, who then leased it to Carson Pirie Scott for $7,000 per month. Subsequent additions were completed by Daniel Burnham in 1906 and Holabird & Root in 1961. The building has been used for retail purposes ...more
    • City/Town: Chicago, Illinois, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1899
    • Architect: Louis Sullivan, Daniel Burnham
    • Created By: Louis Sullivan, Daniel Burnham
    • Style: Late 19th and Early 20th Century American Movements
  • Symphony Center is a music complex located at 220 South Michigan Avenue in the Loop area of Chicago, Illinois. Home to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Chorus, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Chicago Sinfonietta, and the Institute for Learning, Access, and Training, Symphony Center includes the 2,522-seat Orchestra Hall, which dates from 1904; Buntrock Hall, a rehearsal and performance space; Grainger Ballroom, an event space overlooking Michigan Avenue and the Art Institute of Chicago; a public multi-story rotunda; tesori restaurant; and administrative offices. In June 1993, plans to significantly renovate and expand Orchestra Hall were approved and the $110 million project ...more
    • City/Town: Chicago, Illinois, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1904
    • Created By: Daniel Burnham
  • Chrysler House is a 23-story, 99 m skyscraper located at 719 Griswold Street in Downtown Detroit, Michigan. The class-A office building is adjacent to the Penobscot Building in the heart of the U.S. designated Detroit Financial District. It is used as an office building, with retail space on the street level.
    • City/Town: Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States of America, Metro Detroit
    • Opened: Jan 01 1912
    • Structural Height (m): 99.0
    • Architect: Daniel Burnham
    • Created By: Daniel Burnham
    • Style: Neoclassical architecture
  • The David Whitney Building is a historic class-A skyscraper located at 1 Park Avenue, on the northern edge of Downtown Detroit, Michigan, within the Grand Circus Park Historic District. The building stands on a wedge-shaped site at the junction of Park Avenue, Woodward Avenue, and Washington Boulevard. Construction on the 19-floor structure began in 1914.
    • City/Town: Michigan, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1915
    • Structural Height (m): 82.91
    • Architect: Daniel Burnham
    • Created By: Daniel Burnham
    • Style: Neo-Renaissance
  • Ellicott Square Building

    The Ellicott Square Building is an office complex in Buffalo, New York, USA. It was designed by Charles Atwood of D. H. Burnham & Company, and completed in May, 1896. At the time of its completion, it was the largest office building in the world. In 1896 and 1897, the building was the site of Edisonia Hall and the Vitascope Theater, the earliest known dedicated motion picture theater in the world. At 10 stories high – with the capacity to support 10 more floors – and 447,000 square feet, the Ellicott Square Building was the largest office building in the world by floor area until 1908, with the opening of the Hudson Terminal buildings in New York City. It was built at a cost of $3.5 million ...more
    • City/Town: New York, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1896
    • Structural Height (m): 49.99
    • Architect: Daniel Burnham
    • Created By: Daniel Burnham
  • The Fisher Building is 20-story, 275-foot-tall neo-Gothic landmark building located at 343 South Dearborn Street in the Chicago Loop community area of Chicago. Commissioned by paper magnate Lucius Fisher, the original building was completed in 1896 by D.H. Burnham & Company with an addition later added in 1907.
    • City/Town: Chicago, Illinois, USA
    • Created By: Robert Seyfarth, Daniel Burnham
    • Style: Chicago school