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Author Wolner, Edward W.
Title Henry Ives Cobb's Chicago : Architecture, Institutions, and the Making of a Modern Metropolis.
Imprint Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, 2011.

Author Wolner, Edward W.
Series Chicago architecture and urbanism
Chicago architecture and urbanism.
Subject Cobb, Henry Ives, 1859-1931.
University of Chicago -- Buildings.
Architecture -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Description 1 online resource (395 pages).
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: A Proper Bostonian's Chicago; 1. The Union Club, Self-Made Men, and Chicago's First Period of Growth; 2. Three Mansions, Four Self-Makers, and Chicago's Metropolitan Expansion; 3. Skyscrapers and Rationalized Work I; 4. Cultural Politics and the Newberry Library; Part II: Cultural Institutions and Metropolitan Maturity; 5. Cobb's Varieties of the Romanesque; 6. Skyscrapers and Rationalized Work II; 7. Self-Made Men, Civic Culture, and the University of Chicago (1889-1893).
8. Science, Self-Makers, and the University's Second Building Campaign (1893-1897)9. Design, Civic Discourse, and Rationalized Government; Part III: Trials and Triumphs In and Outside Chicago; 10. Professional Ethics, and the Pennsylvania State Capitol; 11. Falls from Grace; 12. Chicago in New York; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index.
Summary When championing the commercial buildings and homes that made the Windy City famous, one can't help but mention the brilliant names of their architects--Daniel Burnham, Louis Sullivan, and Frank Lloyd Wright, among others. But few people are aware of Henry Ives Cobb (1859-1931), the man responsible for an extraordinarily rich chapter in the city's turn-of-the-century building boom, and fewer still realize Cobb's lasting importance as a designer of the private and public institutions that continue to enrich Chicago's exceptional architectural heritage. Henry Ives Cobb's Chicago is the first book.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-373) and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780226905631 (electronic bk.)
0226905632 (electronic bk.)
9780226905617 (hbk. ; acid-free paper)
0226905616 (hbk. ; acid-free paper)
ISBN/ISSN 9786613362940
OCLC # 772845713
Additional Format Print version: Wolner, Edward W. Henry Ives Cobb's Chicago : Architecture, Institutions, and the Making of a Modern Metropolis. Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, ©2011 9780226905617

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