City by Design

City by Design

An Architectural Perspective of Chicago

Book - 2008
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Baker & Taylor
Showcases prominent commercial buildings and the architects and architectual firms that created them, including Skidmore Owings & Merrill's Trump International Hotel and Tower and Arzoumanian & Company's Meadows Club.

Independent Publishing Group

Showcasing prominent commercial structures and the talented architects who brought them to life, these pictorial histories contain outstanding photography of some of the leading cities in the United States. Offering insight into the diversity and progression of metropolitan architecture, different firms represented in this series discuss the influences found in their featured work. Illuminating the unique and defining characteristics of each building, the process that brought it to fruition, and the impact each structure had on the community at large, these artistic chronicles will delight lovers of architecture, travel, and urban living.

Works of architecture presented in this volume include Goettsch Partners' majestic 111 South Wacker, Solomon Cordwell Buenz's chic 340 on the Park, VOA's restoration of the legendary Navy Pier, and Skidmore Owings & Merrill's Trump International Hotel and Tower?which will be second in height only to Chicago's famed Sears Tower.

Publisher: Plano, Tex. : Panache Partners, LLC, c2008
ISBN: 9781933415512
Branch Call Number: 720.977311 C498
Characteristics: 320 p. : ill. ; 24 x 32 cm
Additional Contributors: Panache Partners LLC.


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