Franklin

American apocalypse : the great fire and the myth of Chicago / Ross Miller.

Author/Creator:
Miller, Ross.
Publication:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1990.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 287 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Architecture -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Mutilation, defacement, etc.
Architecture -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Conservation and restoration.
Architecture, Modern -- 19th century -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Fire, 1871.
Architecture -- Mutilation, defacement, etc. -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Architecture -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century.
Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871.
Contents:
Introduction
The Chicago fire: the making of a legend
Reluctant modernism: the past as present
Derrick time: architecture, memory, and the poetics of ruin
The fire as image: architecture and the problem of loss
The shanty and the skyscraper
Wright's piano: imagining the new Chicago
Chicago black and white: the court, the university, the Midway, and the street.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
Includes index.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Gift of Pam Scott.
ISBN:
0226525996 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
20392822
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