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Title Art Deco Chicago : designing modern America / edited by Robert Bruegmann.

Publication Info. Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Art Deco Society, [2018]
New Haven, CT : Distributed by Yale University Press
2018

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Description 383 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 31 cm
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Note "This volume serves as the companion publication to the exhibition Modern by Design: Chicago Streamlines America organized by the Chicago History Museum, October 27, 2018--December 2, 2019"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 338-370) and index.
Contents Preface / Joseph Loundy -- Foreword / Gary Johnson -- Introduction / Robert Bruegmann -- Essays. Capital of mainstream Modernism / Robert Bruegmann ; Chicago designs for America / Jonathan Mekinda ; Chicago encounters Art Deco / Teri J. Edelstein ; A century of progress / Lisa D. Schrenk ; Decomania, the paths to an enthusiasm / Neil Harris --
Designs. Key 101 designs. 1914: Midway Gardens / Paul Kruty -- 1915: Field's wardrobe trunk advertisement / Tim Samuelson -- 1920: Erte costume design for opera Zaza / Teri J. Edelstein -- 1922: Reebie storage warehouse / Patrick Steffes -- 1923: Field's shop window / Lara Allison -- 1925: St. Thomas the Apostle Church / Vincent L. Michael -- 1926: Blum's Vogue engagement dress / Virginia Heaven -- 1927: Clow House, Lake Forest / Susan S. Benjamin ; Skyscraper furniture suite / Sharon S. Darling ; Luxor Krasny cosmetics advertisement / Stefan Osdene ; Hull-House pottery / Cheryl R. Ganz --1928: Popular Mechanics / Lara Allison ; Chicago Motor Club Building / Jean L. Guarino ; The Chicagoan / Neil Harris ; Kuppenheimer advertisement / Virginia Heaven ; Centaurs : Hamill Estate, Lake Forest / Arthur H. Miller ; 333 North Michigan Avenue / Kathleen Murphy ; Skolnik Pickwick Theatre, Park Ridge / Kathleen Murphy Skolnik ; Tavern Club / Kathleen Murphy Skolnik -- 1929: The Powhatan / Teri J. Edelstein ; Carbide and Carbon Building / Jean L. Guarino ; Civic Opera Building / Jean L. Guarino ; Palmolive Building / Jean L. Guarino ; Woman's Athletic Club / Celia Hilliard ; Ward's mail order catalog / Scott Jorgenson ; Hotpoint toaster / William E. Meehan Jr. ; Chicago Daily News Building / Gregory Saliola ; Michigan Square Building / Kathleen Murphy Skolnik ; 55th Ritz Garage / Patrick Steffes ; Marhsall Field's Evanston / Patrick Steffes -- 1930: Lakeside Press Moby Dick / Lara Allison ; Adler Planetarium / Julia S. Bachrach ; 1301 North Astor Street / Teri J. Edelstein ; Merchandise Mart / Jean L. Guarino ; Inland Steel Office Building, East Chicago / Jacob Kaplan ; Glasner Studio / Patrick Steffes ; Chicago Board of Trade Building / Richard Guy Wilson ; Ludlow typefaces / Lara Allison ; Parisienne watches / Lance Lagoni and William Briska ; Elgin compact cases / Howard W. Melton and Richard W. Renner ; Gloria deluxe accordion / Ruth K. Meyer with Keith Bringe ; Hostess twinkie / Maggie Taft -- 1931: Grant Park axis / Julia S. Bachrach ; Chicago Bee Building / Leslie Coburn ; Field's fashions of the hour / Neil Harris ; Hammond Gregory calendar clock / William E. Meehan Jr. ; Grein Funeral Directors / Patrick Steffes -- 1932: Wrigley billboard / Lara Allison ; Chez Paree / Jean L. Guarino ; Morse House, Lake Forest / Lisa Napoles -- 1933: Chrysler Motors Pavilion / Gregory Saliola ; Coca-Cola Company exhibit / William E. Meehan Jr. ; Mills slot machine / Ruth K. Meyer with Keith Bringe -- 1934: Burlington Zephyr / Dennis McClendon ; Radio Flyer Streak-O-Lite Wagon / Victoria Matranga ; Field Building / Jean L. Guarino ; Automatic electric telephone / William E. Meehan Jr. ; Bloom Township High School, Chicago Heights / Lisa Napoles ; Dulany ice bucket / Monica Obniski ; Zenith stratosphere radio / Stefan Osdene ; Brookfield Zoo / Carla W. Owens ; Orange Garden Chinese Restaurant / Stefan Osdene -- 1935: Darius and Girenas Memorial / Julia S. Bachrach ; Howell chromsteel refreshment cart / Sharon S. Darling -- 1936: U.S. Post Office, Roseland / Leslie Coburn ; North Ashland Avenue Bridge / Patrick T. McBriarty ; Sears silvertone streamliner radio / William E. Meehan Jr. ; Lake Theatre, Oak Park / Lisa Napoles ; Campana Factory, Batavia / Lisa Napoles ; Crane Neuvogue toilet fixtures / Stefan Osdene ; Edgar T. Ward air circulator fan / Stefan Osdene -- 1937: Container Corporation advertisement / Lara Allison ; Commercial Building / Ruth K. Meyer with Keith Bringe ; Vitrolite catalog illustration / Patrick Steffes ; Wieboldt's River Forest / Patrick Steffes ; Fisher Studio houses / Terry Tatum -- 1938: Sunbeam coffeemaster / Victoria Matranga ; Trylon penny scale / Ruth K. Meyer ; Zenith radio nurse / Monica Obniski ; International Harvester Jungle Yacht / Stefan Osdene ; Esquire Theatre / Kathleen Murphy Skolnik ; Three PWA Housing Projects / Alison Fisher ; Animal Court sculptures / Leslie Coburn -- 1939: 27 Chicago Designers / Lara Allison ; WPA posters / Neil Harris ; Unidyne microphone / Victoria Matranga ; Sunbeam mixmaster / William E. Meehan Jr. ; Rock-Ola stardust jukebox / Ruth K. Meyer ; Motorola S-Grille radio / Stefan Osdene ; Sears Craftsman air compressor / Stefan Osdene ; First Church of Deliverance / Kathleen Murphy Skolnik and Diane Gonzalez ; Madonna Delia Strada Chapel / Terry Tatum -- 1940: American Negro Exposition Program / Lara Allison ; St. Charles Municipal Building / Lisa Napoles ; Fred Harvey Crossroads Room / Patrick Steffes -- 1941: Lake Shore Drive / Dennis McClendon ; Haeger pottery panther / Maggie Taft -- 1942: Searle Labs, Skokie / Lisa Napoles -- 1947: Chicago Municipal Airport Terminal / Dennis McClendon -- 1948: Tucker 48 automobile / Stefan Osdene -- 1949: Schwinn Phantom bicycle / Stefan Osdene.
Summary An expansive take on American Art Deco that explores Chicago's pivotal role in developing the architecture, graphic design, and product design that came to define middle-class style in the 20th century --Publisher
Subject Art deco -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Exhibitions.
Art deco (Architecture) -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Exhibitions.
Design -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- Exhibitions.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Exhibitions.
Art deco. (OCoLC)fst00815521
Art deco (Architecture) (OCoLC)fst00815527
Buildings. (OCoLC)fst00840962
Design. (OCoLC)fst00891253
Illinois -- Chicago. (OCoLC)fst01204048
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs. (OCoLC)fst01424028
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Exhibition catalogs.
Added Author Bruegmann, Robert, editor.
Chicago Art Deco Society, publisher.
Chicago History Museum, host institution.
Added Title Modern by design, Chicago streamlines America.
ISBN 0300229933
9780300229936 (hardcover)

 
    
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