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Guide to Chicago's Twenty-First-Century Architecture
by Chicago Architecture Center and John Hill
University of Illinois Press, 2021
Paper: 978-0-252-08571-0 | eISBN: 978-0-252-05262-0
Library of Congress Classification NA735.C4
Dewey Decimal Classification 720.977311

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
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.


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