To the editors:

The University of Chicago at the turn of the last century stood in a south side that was poor and non-WASP, not poor and nonwhite as I alleged in my piece of June 18 about Daniel Burnham (“The Man With the Plan”).

I read in the Trib that the mayor’s wife planted a tree at Saint Dan’s grave site in Graceland Cemetery. Better they should dig up the old fraud and sell slivers of his bones as relics to finance a decent forestry program for Grant Park.

James Krohe Jr.