The rise of the skyscraper / by Carl W. Condit.

[Chicago] : University of Chicago Press, 1952.

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Subjects Architecture -- United States.
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century.
Architecture, Modern.
Arquitetura Moderna (Est Unidos)
United States.
Description 255 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1952.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-250) and index.
Contents I. Architecture in the nineteenth century. The failure ; The constituent facts ; The Chicago School -- II. Chicago : 1871. Fire and reconstruction ; Commercial architecture of the 1870's -- III. New forms in traditional materials. The commercial style ; Pioneers of a new architecture in masonry ; William Le Baron Jenney ; Dankmar Adler ; Louis Sullivan ; The early work of Adler and Sullivan ; Daniel Burnham ; John Wellborn Root ; The early work of Burnham and Root ; Single achievements ; The Marshall Field Wholesale Store ; The Rookery and the Monadnock ; The Auditorium -- IV. Jenney and the new structural technique. The growth of iron framing ; The true skeleton : the Home Insurance Building ; The Chamber of Commerce Building ; The second Leiter Building ; The climax of Jenney's career -- V. Burnham and Root. The second Rand McNally Building ; The Great Northern Hotel ; The Ashland Block ; The Woman's Temple and the Masonic Temple -- VI. D.H. Burnham and Company. The Majestic Hotel ; The Reliance Building ; The decline of Daniel Burnham -- VII. Holabird and Roche. The architects ; The Tacoma Building ; Refinements on the Tacoma theme ; The Marquette Building ; The achievement of a stable form -- VIII. Adler And Sullivan. The Garrick Theater Building ; Experiments in form ; The Stock Exchange Building ; The Gage Building -- IX. In the wake of the pioneers. Grand Central Station and the Studebaker Building ; 200 West Adams Street ; The Mailers Warehouse -- X. Hotels and apartments. The Hyde Park Hotel ; The work of Clinton J. Warren ; Variations on the standard form -- XI. The Chicago School in the twentieth century. The Carson Pirie Scott Store ; The late work of Holabird and Roche ; The work of Richard E. Schmidt ; Isolated achievements ; Carl Schurz High School ; The Carson Pirie Scott Annex ; The influence of the Chicago School.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)930048
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Condit, Carl W.
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