skip to content
Designing Detroit : Wirt Rowland and the rise of modern American architecture Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Designing Detroit : Wirt Rowland and the rise of modern American architecture

Author: Michael G Smith
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Wayne State University Press, ©2017.
Series: Great Lakes books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

Shines a light on Detroit architect Wirt Rowland who, until now, has largely slipped into obscurity.

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Wirt C Rowland; Wirt C Rowland
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael G Smith
ISBN: 9780814339794 0814339794
OCLC Number: 985610164
Description: xii, 498 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, charts, plans ; 26 cm.
Contents: Architectural terms illustrated --
Preface --
Introduction --
Working for "The Dean" --
Back to schools --
The City's top designer --
Columns of stone, columns of words --
New work, new freedoms --
A breakthrough --
Two kings of Griswold Street --
End of the round arch --
Aftershocks --
A great depression --
Church and state --
Acknowledgments --
Apendixes --
Published works by Wirt Rowland --
Essential reading --
Further reading --
Tables --
Selected jobs, 1912-1917: Malcomson and Higginbotham --
Selected jobs, 1910-1922: Albert Kahn, Architects and Engineers --
Selected jobs, 1922-1930: Smith, Hinchman, and Grylls --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Great Lakes books.
Other Titles: Wirt Rowland and the rise of modern American architecture
Responsibility: Michael G. Smith.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/985610164> # Designing Detroit : Wirt Rowland and the rise of modern American architecture
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "985610164" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/miu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4224437670#Place/detroit_mich> ; # Detroit, Mich.
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/NA737> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4224437670#Topic/architects> ; # Architects
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/720.92/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4224437670#Topic/architects_michigan> ; # Architects--Michigan
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4224437670#Place/michigan> ; # Michigan.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4224437670#Person/rowland_wirt_c_wirt_clinton_1878_1946> ; # Wirt Clinton Rowland
   schema:alternateName "Wirt Rowland and the rise of modern American architecture" ;
   schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4224437670#Person/smith_michael_g> ; # Michael G. Smith
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "2017" ;
   schema:datePublished "2017" ;
   schema:description "Architectural terms illustrated -- Preface -- Introduction -- Working for "The Dean" -- Back to schools -- The City's top designer -- Columns of stone, columns of words -- New work, new freedoms -- A breakthrough -- Two kings of Griswold Street -- End of the round arch -- Aftershocks -- A great depression -- Church and state -- Acknowledgments -- Apendixes -- Published works by Wirt Rowland -- Essential reading -- Further reading -- Tables -- Selected jobs, 1912-1917: Malcomson and Higginbotham -- Selected jobs, 1910-1922: Albert Kahn, Architects and Engineers -- Selected jobs, 1922-1930: Smith, Hinchman, and Grylls -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/4224437670> ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4224437670#Series/great_lakes_books> ; # Great Lakes books.
   schema:name "Designing Detroit : Wirt Rowland and the rise of modern American architecture"@en ;
   schema:productID "985610164" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/985610164#PublicationEvent/detroit_mich_wayne_state_university_press_2017> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4224437670#Agent/wayne_state_university_press> ; # Wayne State University Press
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780814339794> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/985610164> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4224437670#Agent/wayne_state_university_press> # Wayne State University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Wayne State University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4224437670#Person/rowland_wirt_c_wirt_clinton_1878_1946> # Wirt Clinton Rowland
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1878" ;
   schema:deathDate "1946" ;
   schema:familyName "Rowland" ;
   schema:givenName "Wirt Clinton" ;
   schema:givenName "Wirt C." ;
   schema:name "Wirt Clinton Rowland" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4224437670#Person/smith_michael_g> # Michael G. Smith
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Smith" ;
   schema:givenName "Michael G." ;
   schema:name "Michael G. Smith" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4224437670#Series/great_lakes_books> # Great Lakes books.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/985610164> ; # Designing Detroit : Wirt Rowland and the rise of modern American architecture
   schema:name "Great Lakes books." ;
   schema:name "Great Lakes books" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4224437670#Topic/architects_michigan> # Architects--Michigan
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Architects--Michigan"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780814339794>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0814339794" ;
   schema:isbn "9780814339794" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.