Reliance Building

Daniel H. Burnham and Charles B. Atwood
1894-5




This 15-story building, with glazed white terra cotta tiles, prefigures twentieth century skyscrapers because of its openness and use of large panes of glass.

 

Detail of the shaft and of the top




Other Burnham buildings on this site include: the Frick Building, Merchant's Exchange Building, details of the Monadnock Building, the Pittsburgh Union Station, and the Rookery.





Click here to return to places index.

Click here to return to index of artists and architects.

Click here to return to chronological index.


Copyright Mary Ann Sullivan. I have photographed (on site), scanned, and manipulated all the images on these pages. Please feel free to use them for personal or educational purposes. (I would appreciate being told if you find them useful.) They are not available for commercial purposes without my explicit permission.

Page maintained by Mary Ann Sullivan, sullivanm@bluffton.edu