Reliance Building

Daniel H. Burnham and Charles B. Atwood

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.

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