Discipline: Architecture – text

Judith McBrien

Discipline: Architecture – text
Region: Wilmette, IL
MacDowell fellowships: 2011

Judith Paine McBrien worked on a book about the writings of architect and urban planner Daniel Hudson Burnham (1846-1912). She directed the PBS film Make No Little Plans: Burnham and the American City, which broadcast nationally in 2010.



Judith McBrien worked in the Putnam studio.

The Graphics Studio, converted to its present use in 1972–1974 through a grant from the Putnam Foundation, originally served the property as both a power house and pump house. Well water was pumped from a large cistern to Hillcrest, the Foreman’s Cottage, and the lower buildings closer to Union Street. Inside the building, an engine powered…

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