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by Hedrich-Blessing,Chicago Historical Society

  • Author: Hedrich-Blessing,Chicago Historical Society
  • ISBN: 0764900374
  • ISBN13: 978-0764900372
  • ePub: 1237 kb | FB2: 1502 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: United States
  • Publisher: Pomegranate (January 1, 2003)
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Great Buildings of Chicago Knowledge Cards™ ePub download

The great buildings of Chicago tell the history of the city from its destruction to the creation of an architectural skyline unmatched by any in the world.

The great buildings of Chicago tell the history of the city from its destruction to the creation of an architectural skyline unmatched by any in the world. This deck of Knowledge Cards from the Chicago Historical Society presents photographs of and historical and architectural information about forty-eight of Chicago s finest buildings

The Former Chicago Historical Society Building is a historic landmark located at 632 N. Dearborn Street on the northwest corner of Dearborn and Ontario streets near downtown Chicago.

The Former Chicago Historical Society Building is a historic landmark located at 632 N. Built in 1892, the granite-clad building is a prime example of Henry Ives Cobb's Richardsonian Romanesque architecture. Henry Cobb designed this home for Walter Loomis Newberry, founder of the Newberry Library in Chicago. The building was designated a Chicago Landmark in 1997

Hedrich Blessing Architectural Photography From The Chicago History Museu. Night view of the Chrysler Motors building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, Photograph by Hedrich-Blessing.

Night view of the Chrysler Motors building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, Photograph by Hedrich-Blessing. Vintage and historical photos, prints, note cards, and gifts. Studio Gang clads Chicago student housing complex in wavy strips of concrete.

The Chicago History Museum cares for, showcases, and interprets millions of authentic pieces of Chicago and . On the fiftieth anniversary of Fred Hampton’s murder, the Chicago History Museum remembers his life, tragic death, and legacy with an eye toward the future. Chicago History Museum Sharing Chicago's Stories.

Chicago History Museum (formerly known as the Chicago Historical Society) was .

Chicago History Museum (formerly known as the Chicago Historical Society) was founded in 1856 to study and interpret Chicago's history. It is located in Lincoln Park in a building at 1601 North Clark Street at the intersection of North Avenue in the Old Town Triangle neighborhood. The Chicago dioramas feature Chicago's rise from a desolate frontier outpost to the bustling city that hosted the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893. It is open to the public, including students working on school projects.

Established in Chicago in 1929, Hedrich Blessing attracted the finest photographers and the most innovative and influential . Since Hedrich Blessing's start in 1929 they seem to have consistently produced great work.

Established in Chicago in 1929, Hedrich Blessing attracted the finest photographers and the most innovative and influential architects, ultimately amassing an immense and artistically superb archive of architectural photographs that is now housed at the Chicago Historical Society. There several shots from the Thirties and Forties here that look just as fresh as yesterday.

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Two years later the Water Tower was famously one of the only buildings to survive the Great Chicago Fire. Stony Island Arts Bank.

A mile and a half north sits the old pumping station used to draw clean water from Lake Michigan along with the adjacent Chicago Water Tower, both built in 1869. Two years later the Water Tower was famously one of the only buildings to survive the Great Chicago Fire. Although constructed before any of the other venues, the pumping station did not host performances until it was renovated in 2003 to include a fully functional theater, now the home of Lookingglass Theatre Company. Courtesy of Rebuild Foundation.

Map of Chicago neighborhoods. Lived in Bridgeport and then Gage Park neighborhoods. Hugh Hefner's 'Little Black Book' is to go on display at the Chicago History Museum this month. Map of Chicago neighborhoods. get a better one at the Chicago Architecture Foundati. Doyle Dickerson Terrazzo, Inc. Terrazzo Designs. Dating from the 1950's and 1960's the book owned by the Playboy founder lists hundreds of centre-folds contact details and observations about the girls. Chicago History Museum. What others are saying. My original Playboy Club Card.

Chicago rebuilt quickly. One of the Exposition buildings was rebuilt to become the Museum of Science and Industry. Chicago refused to be discouraged even by the Great Depression. Much of the debris was dumped into Lake Michigan as landfill, forming the underpinnings for what is now Grant Park, Millennium Park and the Art Institute of Chicago. Only 22 years later, Chicago celebrated its comeback by holding the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893, with its memorable White City. In 1933 and 1934, the city held an equally successful Century of Progress Exposition on Northerly Island.

Following the great fire of 1871, Chicago attracted architects and city planners eager to create an exciting new city on the "blank canvas" left by the disaster; by the turn of the century, Chicago s tradition of architectural innovation and style had begun. The great buildings of Chicago tell the history of the city from its destruction to the creation of an architectural skyline unmatched by any in the world. This deck of Knowledge Cards from the Chicago Historical Society presents photographs of and historical and architectural information about forty-eight of Chicago s finest buildings.With 48 fact-filled cards per set, Knowledge Cards are a great source of condensed information all in a deck the size of a pack of playing cards! On one side of each card you ll find a beautifully detailed photograph of a fascinating building; the location, architect s name, building dates, and structural design are noted on the back.
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"Following the great fire of 1871, Chicago attracted architects and city planners eager to create an exciting new city on the 'blank canvas' left by the disaster; by the turn of the century, Chicago's tradition of architectural innovation and style had begun. The great buildings of Chicago tell the history of the city from its destruction to the creation of an architectural skyline unmatched by any in the world. This deck of Knowledge Cards™ from the Chicago Historical Society presents photographs of, and historical and architectural information about, forty-eight of Chicago's finest buildings.

"Click on the small picture to see a sample card. With 48 fact-filled cards per set, Knowledge Cards™ are a great source of condensed information--all in a deck the size of a pack of playing cards! On one side of each card you'll find a beautifully detailed photograph of a fascinating building; the location, architect's name, building dates, and structural design are noted on the back. ISBN: 0-7649-0037-4; size: 3 1/4 x 4"."--© Pomegranate
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