Did you know that, outside Chicago, no other city has more Burnham buildings? Learn more about this man and the buildings he built in Pittsburgh from local author and historian, Mark Houser.
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This story was recorded on November 30, 2020.
Mark Houser is a Pittsburgh writer and speaker and author of the new book MultiStories: 55 Antique Skyscrapers & the Business Tycoons Who Built Them. He has traveled across the country and beyond in search of the world’s best landmark tall buildings, and he regularly offers a popular Antique Skyscraper Rooftops & Views tour for DOORS OPEN Pittsburgh. Houser has appeared on NPR, CNN, and FOX and given a TEDx Talk about the history of bridges and life of John Roebling. His website is HouserTalks.com.