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Drawing the future : Chicago architecture on the international stage, 1900-1925

Author: David Van Zanten; Ashley Elizabeth Dunn; Leslie Coburn; Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art.
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art : Northwestern University Press, 2013.
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Drawing the Future: Chicago Architecture on the International Stage, 1900-1925 is an illustrated catalog with companion essays for an exhibition of the same name at the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University. Drawing the Future explores the creative ferment among Chicago architects in the early twentieth century, coinciding with similar visions around the world. The essays focus on the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
History
Exhibitions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Van Zanten; Ashley Elizabeth Dunn; Leslie Coburn; Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art.
ISBN: 9780810128989 0810128985
OCLC Number: 811137317
Notes: "Published in conjunction with the exhibition Drawing the Future: Chicago Architecture on the International Stage, 1900-1925, Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, April 19-August 11, 2013"--Colophon.
Description: xi, 113 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cm
Contents: Introduction: the Canberra design competition / David Van Zanten --
The ambition and reach of Chicago progressive architecture / David Van Zanten --
The Musée des Arts Décoratifs and the presentation of modern architecture in Paris / Ashley Elizabeth Dunn --
Considering the people on the back streets: urban planning at the City Club of Chicago / Leslie Coburn.
Responsibility: David Van Zanten, Ashley Elizabeth Dunn, Leslie Coburn.

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