The Chicago School Of Architecture: A History Of Commercial And Public Building In The Chicago Area, 1875-1925

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The Chicago School of Architecture: A History of Commercial and Public Building in the Chicago Area, 1875-1925

This thoroughly illustrated classic study traces the history of the world-famous Chicago school of architecture from its beginnings with the functional innovations of William Le Baron Jenney and others to their imaginative development by Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright. The Chicago School of Architecture places the Chicago school in its historical setting, showing it at once to be the culmination of an iron and concrete construction and the chief pioneer in the evolution of modern architecture. It also assesses the achievements of the school in terms of the economic, social, and cultural growth of Chicago at the turn of the century, and it shows the ultimate meaning of the Chicago work for contemporary architecture.

"A major contribution [by] one of the world's master-historians of building technique."--Reyner Banham, Arts Magazine

"A rich, organized record of the distinguished architecture with which Chicago lives and influences the world."--Ruth Moore, Chicago Sun-Times


Specifications of The Chicago School of Architecture: A History of Commercial and Public Building in the Chicago Area, 1875-1925

GENERAL
AuthorCarl W. Condit
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
EditionNew edition
ISBN-100226114554
ISBN-139780226114552
PublisherUniversity of Chicago Press
Number Of Pages238
Publication Date1998-11-01
DIMENSIONS
Height9.5 inch.
Length6.75 inch.
Width1 inch.
Weight1.7 pounds.

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