AIA Guide to Chicago

ISBN-10: 0156029081
ISBN-13: 9780156029087
Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)
Authors: Alice Sinkevitch
List price: $32.00
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Description: Completely revised and updated, AIA Guide to Chicago, Second Edition is the liveliest and most wide-ranging guide ever written about Chicago's architecture. More than a thousand individual buildings are featured, along with more than four hundred  More...

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Book details

List price: $32.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 4/12/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 4.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540

Completely revised and updated, AIA Guide to Chicago, Second Edition is the liveliest and most wide-ranging guide ever written about Chicago's architecture. More than a thousand individual buildings are featured, along with more than four hundred photos-many taken expressly for this volume-and thirty-five specially commissioned maps. The book is arranged geographically so that the user, whether Chicago citizen or visitor, can tour each area of the city as conveniently as possible. Building descriptions focus on the illuminating-but easily overlooked-details that give the behind-the-scenes, often unexpected story of why a building took the shape it did. And in the best Chicago tradition, this guide does not shy away from opinions where opinions are called for. Comprehensively researched, meticulously written, and more than thorough.

Guide to the Guide
Acknowledgments
Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
The Shaping of Chicago
Key to Maps
Central City
The Loop
North Michigan Avenue / Streeterville
River North
South Loop
North Side
Gold Coast / Old Town
Lincoln Park
Lakeview / Ravenswood / Uptown
Edgewater / Rogers Park
Northwest Side
Northwest Side
Chicago--O'Hare International Airport
West Side
Near West Side
Garfield Park / Austin
Oak Park
Oak Park
Lower West Side
Lower West Side
South Side
Near South Side
Bridgeport / Canaryville / Mckinley Park / Back of the Yards
Oakland / Kenwood
Hyde Park / South Shore
Beverly / Morgan Park
Pullman
Tour Information
Photo Credits
Glossary
For Further Reading
Index

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