The Architects and the City: Holabird and Roche of Chicago, 1880-1918

The Architects and the City: Holabird and Roche of Chicago, 1880-1918

by Robert Bruegmann


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226076959
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 08/28/1997
Series: Chicago Architecture and Urbanism Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 562
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 9.19(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

1: The Founding of the Firm
2: The Partners: William Holabird and Martin Roche
3: The Firm
4: Labor Unrest and the Creation of Fort Sheridan
5: Capital, Technology, and the Tall Office Building: The Tacoma
6: The Skyscraper and the City: The Marquette 1
7: The Skyscraper and the City: The Marquette 2
8: Along Leafy Avenues: William Holabird's Evanston
9: The Firm
10: State Street in the Nineties
11: Theme and Variation: The Loft Building
12: Terra Cotta on State Street: The Department Store and the Tall Shops Building
13: Golfing in the Suburbs: The Glen View Golf and Polo Club
14: Fishing in the Wilderness: The Coleman Lake Club
15: The Firm
16: Palaces of Democracy: The Business Hotel
17: Civic Grandeur, Civic Squalor: Cook County Courthouse and Chicago City Hall
18: Terra Cotta on South Michigan Avenue: Automobile Row
19: At the Corner of Michigan and Monroe: The University Club and the Monroe Building
20: The Architecture of Communications: Buildings for the Chicago Telephone Company
21: By Way of Conclusion: The Three Arts Club, Holabird & Roche, and the American City
Abbreviated Catalog of Works by Holabird & Roche, 1880-1918
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