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Cass Gilbert Life and Work - Architect of the Public Domain

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ISBN-10: 0393730654

ISBN-13: 9780393730654

Edition: 2001

Authors: Barbara S. Christen, Steven Flanders, Robert A. M. Stern

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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/17/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
A National Practice Built from the "Northwest"
Architectural Education and Minnesota Career
Launching a Career: Residential and Ecclesiastical Work from the St. Paul Office
The Politics of Public Architecture
The Aesthetics of an Eclectic Architect
A Defining Moment in American Civic Architecture
The Minnesota State Capitol: Thinking Internationally, Designing Locally
The Civilization of the West
High Culture by the Square Foot
The Restoration and Preservation of Minnesota's Showplace
Monumentality in New York
The Image of the City: The Woolworth Building and the Creation of the New York Skyline
In the Camera's Eye: The Woolworth Building and American Avant-Garde Photography and Film
"Great Gray Buildings": The United States Army Supply Base
Ideals in Planning
A "New" New England: Proposals for New Haven and Waterbury, Connecticut
The University of Texas: Vision and Ambition
Oberlin: The Grand Collaboration
A British Response to American Classicism: Cass Gilbert and Charles Reilly
Gilbert and the Public Domain
St. Louis: Public Architecture, Civic Ideals
"A Difficult and Perplexing Matter": The Louisiana Purchase Exposition
A User's Viewpoint: Gilbert and His Public
Representing American Justice: The United States Supreme Court
Postscript
Notes
Contributors
Index