American City: Three Centuries of Design (Google eBook)
Images Publishing, 2011 - Architecture - 133 pages
Showcases 50 of St. Louis' most important structures ranging from 19th Century masterpieces through to Modern, groundbreaking designs.
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I’d heard about this book from a tour guide at Forest Park in St. Louis. It is never really possible for someone to know everything about the city in which they live, but it is definitely worth a try ... Read full review
1904 World’s Fair 19th-century American artist AT&T Center auditorium began Boulevard building’s built career Cass Gilbert ceiling Centene Plaza century Chicago city’s Classical construction cost designed Detail dome downtown Eads Bridge early Eero Saarinen Eliel Saarinen façade feet firm floors Forest Park Fumihiko Maki Gateway Arch glass Gyo Obata Harvey Ellis Hellmuth Henry Richardson’s highlight houses includes interior Isaac Taylor James Eads Kassabaum Gyo Obata Lambert Field largest Left Levee District limestone Lionberger Louis architecture Louis Art Museum Louis Sullivan Louis’s Mauran Mildred Lane Kemper million Minoru Yamasaki Mississippi River Missouri Botanical Garden modeled Modern motifs Obata & Kassabaum office building Old Courthouse Old Post Office ornamentation projects Pulitzer Foundation Raeder renovation residential skyscraper Southwestern Bell Building steamboat steel Steinberg Hall structure style terra cotta Theodore Link two-story Union Station University’s Wainwright Building Wainwright Tomb Washington Avenue Washington University Water Tower William Ittner Zbaren