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Author Wolner, Edward W

Title Henry Ives Cobb's Chicago : architecture, institutions, and the making of a modern metropolis / Edward W. Wolner

Publ Info Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011
Edition Chicago
 RWU Arch  ARCH NA737.C59 W65 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  NA737.C59 W65 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 384 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Chicago architecture and urbanism
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Part I. A Proper Bostonian's Chicago -- The Union Club, self-made men, and Chicago's first period of growth -- Three mansions, four self-makers, and Chicago's metropolitan expansion -- The Chicago Opera House and the Owings Building: Skyscrapers and rationalized work I -- Cultural politics and the Newberry Library's compartmentalization of knowledge -- Part II. Cultural institutions and metropolitan maturity -- Cobb's varieties of the Romanesque -- Skyscrapers and rationalized Work II -- Self-made men, civic culture, and the University of Chicago (1889-1893) -- Science, self-makers, and the University's Second Building Campaign (1893-1897) -- Public square and the Federal Building: Design, civic discourse, and rationalized government -- Falls from grace -- Chicago in New York
LC subject Cobb, Henry Ives, 1859-1931
Architecture -- Illinois -- Chicago
University of Chicago -- Buildings
ISBN 9780226905617 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226905616 (cloth : alk. paper)