Chicago

Chicago

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by Stanley Tigerman
     
 

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This handy format showcases Chicago’s greatest sites and views, including four gatefolds of breathtaking panoramic beauty that capture the visual paradoxes and triumphs of this famous city by the lake.
Visalli photographs the architectural masterpieces famous throughout the world―from Louis Sullivan’s ornamental facades to Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

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This handy format showcases Chicago’s greatest sites and views, including four gatefolds of breathtaking panoramic beauty that capture the visual paradoxes and triumphs of this famous city by the lake.
Visalli photographs the architectural masterpieces famous throughout the world―from Louis Sullivan’s ornamental facades to Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s sleek office towers―as well as the works of the new generation of the Chicago School of Architecture. But Chicago is about more than buildings: Visalli shoots the dark girders of the El, the taverns open all night, and the pomp of Michigan Avenue. With more than 200 images, Chicago captures the visual paradoxes and triumphs of this great American city.

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In this exquisite "mini" hardcover, award-winning photojournalist Santi Visalli captures the human, natural, and architectural wonders of Chicago. The Windy City rendered in more than 200 luminous images.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847827091
Publisher:
Rizzoli
Publication date:
07/26/2005
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
580,337
Product dimensions:
7.35(w) x 5.36(h) x 0.85(d)

Meet the Author

Award-winning photojournalist Santi Visalli’s photographs have appeared in Time, Newsweek, and the New York Times, as well as in other leading magazines and newspapers throughout the world. He is the author of Universe’s San Francisco, New York, Washington DC, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and Boston.
Stanley Tigerman has designed buildings through-out the world. In 1988 he designed the installation for the Art Institute of Chicago’s exhibition “Chicago Architecture: 1872—1922.” The following year he organized the “99 Chicago Architects” at the Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon.

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Chicago 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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Ben_Langston More than 1 year ago
Its an almost flawless photograph book, ive purchased 6 or 7 Chicago photograph books for reference while preparing to write my novel, i can honestly this one is one of the most informative and inspiring Chicago books ive ever seen.
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