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Thall, Bob

Overview
Works: 26 works in 45 publications in 2 languages and 1,056 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Photographs  Archives 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Author of introduction
Classifications: TR647, 977.311
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Most widely held works about Bob Thall
 
Most widely held works by Bob Thall
The perfect city by Bob Thall( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Perfect City, photographer Bob Thall explores the changing downtown landscape of America's third-largest city - Chicago. In sixty-four duotone photographs, Thall provides a visual record of the changing architectural landscape of downtown Chicago between 1972 and 1991. Throughout, Thall's photographs stress the concept of change and the importance of architecture in shaping our notion of place. They examine the great public spaces, buildings, and streets that have always served at the heart and soul of city life, culture, and commerce. And they show how the city in which modern urban architecture began becomes a metaphor for urban change throughout America. In the essay accompanying the photographs Peter Bacon Hales examines the notion of the city as museum (especially for visitors from the suburbs and rural areas), highlights the successes and failures of urban renewal in downtown Chicago, and assesses the city's current character
The new American village by Bob Thall( Book )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thall's photographs are not simply snapshots of raw visual facts but images full of meaning. Documenting these new American places, he draws attention to the choices being made when they are built and discovers some unexpected transformations"--Jacket
On city streets : Chicago, 1964-2004 by Gary Stochl( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City spaces : photographs of Chicago alleys by Bob Thall( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My history as a Chicagoan, my history as a photographer, the history of the city, and, in a small way, the history of photography - without any plan or anticipation, these photographs brought these histories together for me." City Spaces will be a welcome addition to those interested in fine art photography, architecture, Chicago, and the urban scene."--Jacket
At city's edge : photographs of Chicago's lakefront by Bob Thall( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in Russian and English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graceland cemetery : a historical and artistic guide by Lenore Pressman( Book )

in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At city's edge : photographs of Chicago's lakefront by Bob Thall( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some American cities : photographs of downtown 2009-2015 by Bob Thall( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Changing Chicago photodocumentary archive( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Works by the following photographers are included in the collection: Tom Arndt, David Avison, Dick Blau, Jay Boersma, Patty Carroll, Barbara Ciurej and Lindsay Lochman, Kathleen Collins, Kerry Coppin, Susan Crocker, David Dapogny, Lloyd DeGrane, Meg Gerken, Ron Gordon, Peter Hales, Tom Harney, Tom Hocker, Jim Iska, Angela Kelly, John Kimmich, Jay King, Rhondal McKinney, Stephen Marc, James Newberry, Antonio Perez, Tom Petrillo, Russell B. Phillips, Melissa Ann Pinney, Marc PoKempner, Bob Thall, Jay Wolke, and Richard Younker
Changing Chicago project photographs by Bob Thall by Bob Thall( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Documentary photographs of southeast Chicago to Gary (Ind.) show the decline of the steel industry and its effect on the landscape. Images concentrate on abandoned industrial plants, empty lots, gas stations, homes, railroads and waterways found in communities along Lake Michigan from 79th Street in Chicago to Gary, Indiana. Also includes images of steel plants in Gary (Ind.)
Woodbury County Court House, Sioux City, Iowa by Bob Thall( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photograph showing interior of courthouse
Photographs of Chicago by Bob Thall( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Master prints from the Seagram County Court House Archives( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Representative master prints from the full archive of 11,000 negatives and transparencies documenting over 1,100 county court houses throughout the United States, with emphasis on the Eastern states, the Midwest, California, and Texas
Edgar County court house by Bob Thall( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photograph shows courthouse exterior
[La Porte County Court House, La Porte, Indiana] by Bob Thall( Visual )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

W.F. Moershal house, State Route 220, Amana, Iowa County, IA( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Woodbury County Court House, Sioux City, Iowa by Bob Thall( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photograph showing interior of courthouse
James E. Hamilton House : 2345 Linden Avenue, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, IA by Bob Thall( Visual )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Exterior view of the James E. Hamilton house
[Interior of Allegheny County Court House, H.H. Richardson, architect, showing staircase with ornate newel light standard, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania] by Bob Thall( Visual )

1 edition published in 1975 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

John Haas house, State Route 220, Amana, Iowa County, IA( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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