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Author Andrews, Wayne.

Title Architecture in Chicago & mid-America : a photographic history / Wayne Andrews.

Imprint New York : Harper & Row, 1973, ©1968.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Baron  720.977 An27a 1973    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition 1st Icon ed.
Description xviii, 186 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 29 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "Icon editions."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-182) and index.
Contents Introduction: Chicago is where it happened -- Pockets of resistance -- The romantic years -- "Things very ancient never, for some mysterious reason, appear vulgar" -- Henry Hobson Richardson -- Wilson Eyre, Jr. -- Henry Ives Cobb -- Peabody & Stearns -- Harvey Ellis -- Solon Spencer Beman -- William Le Baron Jenney -- Holabird & Roche -- Burnham & Root -- D.H. Burnham & Co. -- Louis H. Sullivan -- The World's Fair of 1893 -- The early work of Frank Lloyd Wright -- The Chicago School -- Alden B. Dow -- Eclectics in the Middle West -- The return of Frank Lloyd Wright -- Albert Kahn -- Eliel Saarinen -- Eliel and Eero Saarinen -- Eero Saarinen -- Ludwig MiŽs Van Der Rohe -- Skidmore, Owings & Merrill -- Minoru Yamasaki -- Marcel Breuer -- Ralph Rapson/Bertrand Goldberg -- Harry M. Weese -- R. Buckminster Fuller -- Meathe, Kessler & Associates.
Summary Portrays the important buildings of the Middle West from the days of the Greek and Gothic Revivals to the present. Includes mansions in the Chicago area, Chicago skyscrapers, as well as architecture at the Chicago World's Fair of 1893.
Subject Architecture -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Architecture -- Middle West.
Architecture. (OCoLC)fst00813346
Illinois -- Chicago. (OCoLC)fst01204048
Middle West. (OCoLC)fst01240052
Added Title Architecture in Chicago and mid-America
ISBN 0064300439 (pbk.)
9780064300438 (pbk.)

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