Carson Pirie Scott

Carson Pirie Scott

Louis Sullivan and the Chicago Department Store

Paperback - 2012
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Long recognized as a Chicago landmark, the Carson Pirie Scott Building also represents a milestone in the development of architecture. The last large commercial structure designed by Louis Sullivan, the Carson building reflected the culmination of the famed architect's career as a creator of tall steel buildings. In this study, Joseph Siry traces the origins of the building's design and analyzes its role in commercial, urban, and architectural history.
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012.
©1988
ISBN: 9780226761374
0226761371
Characteristics: xii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.

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