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Triumvirate : McKim, Mead & White : art, architecture, scandal and class in America's Gilded Age

Author: Mosette Glaser Broderick
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Traces the story of the Gilded Age architectural firm, describing its partners' shared vision about the role of architecture in shaping America and establishing an architectural practice that would set an international standard.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Charles Follen McKim; William Rutherford Mead; Stanford White; Charles Follen McKim; William Rutherford Mead; Stanford White; Charles Follen McKim; William Rutherford Mead; Stanford White
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mosette Glaser Broderick
ISBN: 9780394536620 0394536622
OCLC Number: 670779684
Description: xxiii, 581 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: McKim --
A mighty serious thing --
To become an architect --
The marriage and Newport --
McKim and Mead in the early years --
Stratton and Wells --
Stanford White --
White in Europe --
The butlers, the Smiths, and the Stewarts --
Joe Wells --
The summer house and the seaside house --
The suburban house --
City houses --
The end of the picturesque --
Success --
Stanford White gets married --
Wedding bells for McKim and Mead --
The railroad barons --
Shifting dynamics in the 1880s --
Madison Square Garden --
The free classical style --
The Boston Public Library : McKim searches for inspiration --
The men in the office --
Club land --
New York Life Insurance builds --
The office at work --
The Washington Square arch and public ceremony --
The Stewart bubble bursts --
The world of the past --
Back at the office --
Evarts, the Butlers, Choate, and Beaman --
Stanford White's artists --
The Metropolitan Club --
The accommodations of success --
The world begins to spin --
The Chicago fair --
Old colleges and new buildings --
McKim's New York clubhouses --
The American school in Rome --
The swan song of the wooden house --
On top of the world --
McKim meets his daughter --
The Pennsylvania station --
The King's medal --
The new century for White --
Payne Whitney's house --
The gilded age tarnishes --
The trial of the century --
Vogue la galere.
Other Titles: McKim, Mead & White :
Responsibility: by Mosette Broderick.

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Traces the story of the Gilded Age architectural firm, describing its partners' shared vision about the role of architecture in shaping America and establishing an architectural practice that would set an international standard.

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