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Lost Chicago

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An exploration of the architectural and cultural history of one of America'sreatest cities, a city whose architectural heritage was recklesslyquandered during the second half of the 20th century. There are over 200hotographs and prints illuminating the decades when Gustavus Swift andhilip D. Armour ruled the greatest stockyards in the world; whenndustrialists and entrepreneurs such as Cyrus McCormick, Potter Palmer,eorge Pullman and Marshall Field financed construction that made Prairievenue and State streets the rivals of New York's Fifth Avenue; when Dankmerdler, William Le Baron Jenney, Louis Sullivan, John Wellburn Root, Danielurnham, Martin Holabird and Frank Lloyd Wright were designing buildings ofncomparable excellence. Here are mansions and grand hotels, office buildingsnd department stores, trains and movie palaces, parks and racetracks.
Product Details

Author: David Garrard Lowe

Language: English

Edition: (Edition: Revised)

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Watson-Guptill

Release Date: 2000-10-01

Pages: 261

ISBN: 0823028712

ISBN13: 9780823028719