Architecture in Chicago & Mid-America a photographic history. by Wayne Andrews

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Architecture in Chicago & mid-America: a photographic history. [Wayne Andrews] -- Portrays the important buildings of the Middle West from the days of the Greek and Gothic Revivals to the present. Includes Mansions in the Chicago area, Chicago skyscrapers, as well as architecture.

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Literally, a photographic history, since apart from the introduction Professor Andrews limits the text almost entirely to picture captions. There are photos (all but 31 by the author) providing a survey of major midwestern architecture from the era of Greek and Gothic revival through the achievements of Sullivan and Wright, to the present.

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