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Chicago's Famous Buildings: A Photographic…

Chicago's Famous Buildings: A Photographic Guide

by Franz Schulze, Ira J. Bach, Carl W. Condit, Hugh Dalziel Duncan, Arthur S. Siegel

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shelved at: 92 USA : Architecture - USA
  PeterKent2015 | Feb 14, 2016 |
shelved at: 92 USA : Architecture - USA
  mwbooks | Jan 22, 2016 |
It's a thorough pictorial history broken up first by era and then by location of the Windy City's skyscrapers. Unfortunately the book's age keeps more than 20 years of recent architectural changes to the city's skyline out of the text. For someone looking for the architecture of the 1980s onward, this edition is not the one to go for. If however, one is looking for a solid resource for older architecture, this book will compliment newer books nicely. ( )
  pussreboots | Aug 1, 2014 |
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Franz Schulzeprimary authorall editionscalculated
Bach, Ira J.main authorall editionsconfirmed
Condit, Carl W.main authorall editionsconfirmed
Duncan, Hugh Dalzielmain authorall editionsconfirmed
Siegel, Arthur S.main authorall editionsconfirmed
Forrey, RoyEditorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Harrington, KevinEditorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0226740625, Paperback)

Here is the thoroughly revised and updated edition of the leading
pocket guide to the greatest urban architecture in the United States.
Since its first appearance in 1965, this book has been the standard
guide to Chicago's best buildings. This new edition covers more than
a decade of extraordinary new architecture—and takes a fresh look
back at the city's classical legacy of Adler, Sullivan, Burnham, Root,
Wright, and Mies van der Rohe.

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"Chicago's Famous Buildings, fifth edition, covers more than a decade of extraordinary new architecture and takes a fresh look back at the city's rich legacy of Adler, Sullivan, Burnham, Root, Wright, and Mies van der Rohe. The authors have added many new descriptions and images, of the most important projects in Chicago since the fourth edition, including, the massive reconstruction of Grant Park around Frank Gehry's Music Pavilion, and they cover as well the current statues of older buildings - some destroyed, others, such as Burnham's Reliance Building, marvelously restored and brought back to life." "Chicago's Famous Buildings, fifth edition, also includes expanded sections on the city's future and the development of its diverse neighborhoods, presented with new maps to serve as an even more effective walking guide. A glossary of architectural terms, an extensive index, and more than sixty new photographs of both old and new buildings bring this guide into the present.". "Authoritative, informative, and easier to use than ever before, Chicago's Famous Buildings, fifth edition, serves visitors, and residents alike as the leading architectural guide to the treasures of this marvelous city."--BOOK JACKET.… (more)

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