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Guide to Chicago's Twenty-First-Century Architecture

Author/EditorChicago Architecture Center (Author)
Hill, John (Author)
ISBN: 9780252085710
Pub Date08/06/2021
BindingPaperback
Pages320
Dimensions (mm)216(h) * 152(w) * 25(d)
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Exploring a new century of architecture in the Windy City

Chicago's wealth of architectural treasures makes it one of the world's majestic cityscapes. Published in collaboration with the Chicago Architecture Center, this easy-to-use guide invites you to discover the new era of twenty-first-century architecture in the Windy City via two hundred architecturally significant buildings and spaces in the city and suburbs. Features include:

Entries organized by neighborhood
Maps with easy-to-locate landmarks and mass transit options
Background on each entry, including the design architect, name and address, description, and other essential information
Sidebars on additional sites and projects
A detailed supplemental section with a glossary, selected bibliography, and indexes by architect, building name, and building type

Up-to-date and illustrated with almost four hundred color photos, the Guide to Chicago's Twenty-First-Century Architecture takes travelers and locals on a journey into an ever-changing architectural mecca.

Exploring a new century of architecture in the Windy City

Chicago's wealth of architectural treasures makes it one of the world's majestic cityscapes. Published in collaboration with the Chicago Architecture Center, this easy-to-use guide invites you to discover the new era of twenty-first-century architecture in the Windy City via two hundred architecturally significant buildings and spaces in the city and suburbs. Features include:

Entries organized by neighborhood
Maps with easy-to-locate landmarks and mass transit options
Background on each entry, including the design architect, name and address, description, and other essential information
Sidebars on additional sites and projects
A detailed supplemental section with a glossary, selected bibliography, and indexes by architect, building name, and building type

Up-to-date and illustrated with almost four hundred color photos, the Guide to Chicago's Twenty-First-Century Architecture takes travelers and locals on a journey into an ever-changing architectural mecca.

The Chicago Architecture Center is a nonprofit cultural organization that offers a variety of all-ages tours, exhibitions, programs, and events. John Hill is a registered architect and author of the NYC Walks: Guide to New Architecture and Guide to Contemporary New York City Architecture.

CoverCopyrightTitle PageContentsForewordAcknowledgmentsIntroductionDowntown1. Millennium Park2. Lakeshore East3. The Loop (East)4. The Loop (West)5. South Loop & ChinatownNorth Side6. River North7. Streeterville8. Near North Side9. Lincoln Park10. Lakeview & North Center11. Lincoln Square, Ravenswood, Bowmanville, Edgewater, & Rogers ParkWest Side12. Irving Park, Avondale, Kilbourn Park, Logan Square, Hermosa, Galewood, Oak Park, Austin, Garfiel13. Bucktown, Wicker Park, & West Town14. West Loop15. University Village, Medical District, Lawndale, & PilsenSouth Side16. Bronzeville17. Hyde Park18. Grand Crossing & South Shore19. Bridgeport, Back of the Yards, Gage Park, & Auburn GreshamSuburbs20. North Suburbs21. Northwest & West SuburbsNotesGlossarySelected Bibliography & ResourcesArchitect/Building IndexBuilding Type IndexBack cover

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