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BUILDING
 
 
Reliance Building - Hotel Burnham
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DESIGNER
 
 
Daniel H. Burnham

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LOCATION
 
Continent
North America
Nation
United States
State
Illinois
County
Cook
Town
Chicago
Neighborhoods
(32) Loop
Address
32 North State Street, One West Washington Street
 
 
Telephone
+1.312.782.1111
Website
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Buildings for offices and professional practises
Offices
Commercial buildings
Shops
Buildings for travel and tourism
Hotels
Vertical architectures
Skyscrapers
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1890    
Realisation
1895
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AWARDS
 
1979
State of Illinois Landmark
1976
National Historic Landmark
1975
City of Chicago Landmark
1970
National Register of Historic Places
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Martha Pollak, "La patina non si addice al curtain wall", Il giornale dell'architettura 15, febbraio 2004, p. 18
Wayne Craven, American Art. History and Culture, McGraw-Hill, 2003, p. 309
Alan Colquhoun, Modern Architecture, Oxford University Press, 2002, pp. 38-39
G.E. Kidder-Smith, Sourcebook of American Architecture, Princeton Architectural Press, 2001, p. 297
Judith Dupré, Skyscrapers, Black Dog & Leventhal, New York 1996, pp. 22-23
Abitare 256, luglio-agosto/july-august 1987 [Chicago], p. 109 (106-113)
Architecture Plus 9, october 1973, p. 39 (34-39)
Bruno Zevi, Spazî dell'architettura moderna, Einaudi, Torino 1973, tav. 432 [VIII. Tradizione moderna e primo razionalismo negli Stati Uniti]
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Height
m. 61
Floors
15 aboveground
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STRUCTURES
 
 
E.C. Shankland
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STAFF
 
Project
Burnham Daniel H. & Co.
Project architect
John Wellborn Root, Charles B. Atwood
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ANNOTATIONS
 
 
Restored in the years 1994-1999, it has been transformed in hotel.
 
 
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