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Building a Century of Progress: The Architecture of Chicago's 1933-34 World's Fair

Building a Century of Progress: The Architecture of Chicago's 1933-34 World's Fair

Building a Century of Progress: The Architecture of Chicago's 1933-34 World's Fair

$39.95

Schrenk, Lisa D.

Cl. Minneapolis, 2007

Book ID: 73960

In Building a Century of Progress, Lisa D. Schrenk explores the pivotal role of the 1933 Chicago World's Fair in modern American architecture. She recounts how the expositionÕs architectural commission promoted a broad definition of modern architecture, not relying on purely aesthetic characteristics but instead focusing on new design solutions.

368 pp., 170, 26 color illus.