The Devil in the White City

Burnham and the architects

  • Daniel Burnham: the chief architect behind the World's Columbian Exposition (also known as the Chicago World's Fair)
  • John Root: Burnham's partner
  • Charles B. Atwood: Burnham's head of design after Root's death
  • George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr.: creator of the Ferris wheel
  • Frank Millet
  • Louis Sullivan
  • Richard Morris Hunt
  • Charles McKim
  • Frederick Law Olmsted (designer of New York City's Central Park): landscape architect in charge of the World's Fair landscape.
  • George B. Post
  • Sophia Hayden Bennett

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