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Updated and Expanded to chart the changing urban landscape of Chicago - as well as to incorporate a section on Chicago's campus architecture, including works by Rem Koolhaas at the Illinois Institute of Technology and Frank Lloyd Wright at the University of Chicago - the second edition of this popular handbook is a perfect companion for walking tours and an excellent source of background information for exploring the internationally acclaimed architecture of Chicago. Over 100 highlights of downtown Chicago are ...
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Overview

Updated and Expanded to chart the changing urban landscape of Chicago - as well as to incorporate a section on Chicago's campus architecture, including works by Rem Koolhaas at the Illinois Institute of Technology and Frank Lloyd Wright at the University of Chicago - the second edition of this popular handbook is a perfect companion for walking tours and an excellent source of background information for exploring the internationally acclaimed architecture of Chicago. Over 100 highlights of downtown Chicago are covered, from Michigan Avenue to the riverfront to the Loop, with accompanying maps, a glossary of architectural terms, and an index of architects and buildings.
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Oculus
“Compact and fun. Beautiful drawings.”
IA: Journal of the Society for Industrial Archaeology
“No other volume so clearly or concisely summarizes the outstanding buildings of Chicago and sets them within the supremely important role that Chicago has played in the evolution of modern urban development.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780393733938
  • Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/23/2014
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 191
  • Sales rank: 230,466
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Architectural historian Judith Paine McBrien, author of the best-selling Pocket Guide to Chicago Architecture, directs the Archimedia Workshop, which produces films and media about architecture, development, and urban design. She is the recipient of the Society of Architectural Historians 2013 Award for Excellence in Architectural Media for a lifetime of documentary and interpretive filmmaking, including her PBS film, Make No Little Plans: Daniel Burnham and the American City. She lives in Wilmette, Illinois.

John F. DeSalvo, illustrator of the Pocket Guides, is a registered architect. He previously worked in Berlin with Foster & Partners and Murphy/Jahn. Now based in Chicago, he is a practicing architect and teaches architectural design at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 4
Michigan Avenue 7
The Loop 57
The Riverfront 103
Campus Architecture 147
Glossary 157
Index of Architects 163
Index of Buildings 173
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