Shortlist Announced for Daniel Burnham Memorial

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While we anxiously await the first images of Zaha Hadid and Ben Van Berkel‘s temporary pavilions which will be constructed this summer to celebrate the hundredth anniversary of Daniel Burnham‘s Plan of Chicago, the shortlist of who might land the commission to design a permanent memorial to Burnham’s contributions to the city has been released. Said list includes three firms, David Woodhouse Architects, Hoerr Schaudt, and Sasaki Associates (who are likely going to face an uphill battle, considering the first two are based in Chicago and Sasaki is out of Boston). The winning design will be unveiled around the end of June and construction is set to start shortly thereafter in Millennium Park.