AIA Guide to Chicago / Edition 2

AIA Guide to Chicago / Edition 2

by Alice Sinkevitch
     
 

ISBN-10: 0156029081

ISBN-13: 9780156029087

Pub. Date: 04/12/2004

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

"The AIA Guide to Chicago does far more than merely catalog structures of stone, steel and glass. It opens a portal on the city's soul, revealing how architects came to create the classy urban sightscape that so defines the everyday experience of Chicago. I found it devilishly useful."-Erik Larson, author of Devil in the White City

Chicago is justly celebrated as

Overview

"The AIA Guide to Chicago does far more than merely catalog structures of stone, steel and glass. It opens a portal on the city's soul, revealing how architects came to create the classy urban sightscape that so defines the everyday experience of Chicago. I found it devilishly useful."-Erik Larson, author of Devil in the White City

Chicago is justly celebrated as the birthplace of modern architecture, and the AIA Guide to Chicago has long been the premier guide to the city. Arranged for walking or driving tours and featuring more than a thousand buildings, more than four hundred photos, and thirty-five maps, this is an invaluable tool for anyone with an interest in architecture, in urban design, and in what makes Chicago the stunning architectural city it is.

Praise for AIA Guide to Chicago, First Edition
"Excellent. An exhaustive source of information about local architecture."-The New York Times
"A many-voiced celebration of the rich flavors of Chicago architecture, the delights on the side streets as well as the landmarks that make the history books."-Chicago Sun Times
"If you've ever needed a good excuse to take a walk around a Chicago neighborhood or study a particularly noteworthy building, this should provide the perfect push out the door." -Chicago Tribune

Edited by Alice Sinkevitch, Honorary American Institute of Architects, previously affiliated with the Chicago Architecture Foundation, is the executive director of the Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

In collaboration with: American Institute of Architects, Chicago Architecture Foundation, and Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780156029087
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
04/12/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
4.34(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents

CONTENTS OF AIA Guide to Chicago, Second Edition

Guide to the Guide
Acknowledgements
Preface by John F. Hartray, Jr., FAIA
The Shaping of Chicago by Perry R. Duis
Key to Maps

CENTRAL CITY
1. The Loop
2. North Michigan Avenue/Streeterville
3. River North
4. South Loop

NORTH SIDE
5. Gold Coast/Old Town
6. Lincoln Park
7. Lakeview/Uptown/Ravenswood
8. Edgewater/Rogers Park

NORTHWEST SIDE
9. Northwest Side
10. Chicago-O'Hare International Airport

WEST SIDE
11. Near West Side
12. Garfield Park/Austin

OAK PARK
13. Oak Park

LOWER WEST SIDE
14. Lower West Side

SOUTH SIDE
15. Near South Side
16. Bridgeport/Canaryville/McKinley Park/Back of the Yards
17. Oakland/Kenwood
18. Hyde Park/South Shore
19. Beverly/Morgan Park
20. Pullman/Roseland

Tour Information
Photo Credits
Glossary
For Further Reading

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