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AIA Guide to Chicago

AIA Guide to Chicago

By: American Institute of Architects Chicago (author), Laurie McGovern Petersen (editor), Alice Sinkevitch (editor), Perry Duis (contributor), Geoffrey Baer (preface_author)Paperback

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An unparalleled architectural powerhouse, Chicago offers visitors and natives alike a panorama of styles and forms. The third edition of the AIA Guide to Chicago brings readers up to date on ten years of dynamic changes with new entries on smaller projects as well as showcases like the Aqua building, Trump Tower, and Millennium Park. Four hundred photos and thirty-four specially commissioned maps make it easy to find each of the one thousand-plus featured buildings, while a comprehensive index organizes buildings by name and architect. This edition also features an introduction providing an indispensable overview of Chicago's architectural history.

About Author

Alice Sinkevitch is former executive director of the Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Laurie McGovern Petersen is a writer for Chicago Architect magazine. Geoffrey Baer is the host of WTTW-TV's popular television specials about Chicago architecture and history. Perry Duis is professor emeritus of history at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the author of Challenging Chicago.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780252079849
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 568
  • ID: 9780252079849
  • ISBN10: 0252079841

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