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CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN, 1923-1993: RECONFIGURATION OF AN AMERICAN METROPOLIS. Ed. by John Zukowsky. Art Institute of Chicago, 1993. Published in association with Prestel-Verlag, Munich. 480 pp. with 633 ills. (80 col.). 31 x 23 cm. LC 94-103925 ISBN 3791323458 In English.
Examining the evolution of architecture and urban planning in Chicago in the context of social, economic and political changes in American life from the pre-Depression years through the 1980s, this lavishly illustrated catalogue presents hundreds of drawings, prints, photographs and models of projects by a host of architects, among them Helmut Jahn, I.M. Pei, Stanley Tigerman, Albert Kahn and Robert A.M. Stern. Seventeen substantial essays discuss such topics as the development of transportation systems in metropolitan Chicago, Mies van der Rohe's influence on the city's architectural community, the emergence of suburban business centers, the proliferation of centralized public housing projects, and trends in commercial and graphic design.
Indexing: Western — United States — 1900-1945, Post-1945 — Architecture
Plans: 01,05,07,08,17,20,22,24
Worldwide Number: 024063
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