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Title AIA guide to Chicago / American Institute of Architects Chicago, Chicago Architecture Foundation, Landmarks Illinois ; with special assistance from the Commission on Chicago Landmarks ; introduction by Perry R. Duis ; preface by Geoffrey Baer ; Alice Sinkevitch, editor ; Laurie McGovern Petersen, third edition editor
Edition Third edition
Published Urbana, [Illinois] : University of Illinois Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 550 pages) : illustrations, maps
Summary "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"--Page 4 of cover
Notes "Special support provided by Alphawood Foundation Chicago."
Includes index
Description based on print version record
Subject Architecture -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Guidebooks.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Guidebooks.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Guidebooks.
Genre/Form Guidebooks.
Form Electronic book
Author Baer, Geoffrey, writer of preface
Duis, Perry, 1943- writer of introduction
Petersen, Laurie McGovern, editor
Sinkevitch, Alice, editor
American Institute of Architects. Chicago Chapter, author
Chicago Architecture Foundation, author
Commission on Chicago Landmarks.
Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois, author
University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus). Press, publisher
ISBN 0252096134 (electronic bk)
9780252096136 (electronic bk)
Other Titles Guide to Chicago
American Institute of Architects guide to Chicago