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An American architecture.

Author: Frank Lloyd Wright; Edgar Kaufmann; Donald D Walker
Publisher: New York, Horizon Press, 1955.
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For twenty-five years the Chicago Board of Trade Building reigned as Chicago's tallest structure. Now seventy-five years old, it has undergone remodeling and restoration. In this most recent Building Book from the Chicago Architecture Foundation--joining The Reliance Building, The Auditorium Building, The Rookery, Marshall Field's, Sears Tower, and The Merchandise Mart--historical and modern photographs and  Read more...
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Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959.
American architecture.
New York, Horizon Press, 1955
(OCoLC)562757610
Named Person: Frank Lloyd Wright; Frank Lloyd Wright; Frank Lloyd Wright
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Lloyd Wright; Edgar Kaufmann; Donald D Walker
ISBN: 0818000066 9780818000065
OCLC Number: 271207
Description: 269 pages illustrations, portrait, plans 32 cm
Contents: Architecture presents man --
From generals to particulars --
Obstacles and protests --
The nature of materials --
Some case histories --
Out of the ground into the light --
Where principle is put to work there will always be style: I --
Where principle is put to work there will always be style: II --
The future of organic architecture.
Responsibility: Edited by Edgar Kaufmann.
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For twenty-five years the Chicago Board of Trade Building reigned as Chicago's tallest structure. Now seventy-five years old, it has undergone remodeling and restoration. In this most recent Building Book from the Chicago Architecture Foundation--joining The Reliance Building, The Auditorium Building, The Rookery, Marshall Field's, Sears Tower, and The Merchandise Mart--historical and modern photographs and informative text capture the exuberant spirit and present the fascinating history of this treasured landmark.

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