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Chicago 1890 : the skyscraper and the modern city / Joanna Merwood-Salisbury.

Author/Creator:
Merwood-Salisbury, Joanna.
Publication:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Series:
Chicago architecture and urbanism.
Chicago architecture and urbanism
Format/Description:
Book
x, 196 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Subjects:
Skyscrapers -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Architecture and society -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Contents:
Western architecture : the tall office building as regional type
Louis Sullivan's democratic architecture and the labor movement
The Monadnock : John Wellborn Root and the art of pure color
The Masonic Temple : the double life of a civic skyscraper
The Reliance Building : urban sanitation and skyscraper reform
Chicago 1900 : the city beautiful movement and the decline of the skyscraper
Postscript: "the architectonic anticipation of the future".
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780226520780 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0226520781 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
232656339
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