The Architecture of Howard Van Doren Shaw

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Chicago Review Press, 1998 - Architecture - 175 pages
This first ever comprehensive treatment of Shaw's work contains more than 200 historic photographs along with original architectural plans that reveal the diverse talents of an architect whose commissions throughout the Midwest included residential, commercial, and civic architecture. Shaw's career from 1869-1926 was largely overshadowed by his colleague Frank Lloyd Wright, partly due to his untimely death in 1926 and also to the perception of Shaw as a society architect. This book invites readers to discover an aspect of the Chicago school seldom explored -- how European influences and eclecticism transformed Midwestern prairie and the Arts and crafts movement in America.

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Contents

part two Shaws Buildings and Projects
38
Notes
152
Appendix AComplete List of Shaws Buildings
161
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Greene is an architect in private practice who has worked for both Murphy/Jahn and Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill in Chicago.

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