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A View from the River: The Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise

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The full-page layout of photographs by architectural photographer Hedrich Blessing, which show the magnificent skyscrapers of Chicago in a variety of complementary light conditions, reproduce the popular Chicago Architecture Foundation tours. An informative text accompanies the photos on the facing
Paperback, 95 pages
Published June 30th 2000 by Pomegranate Communications (first published 2000)
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Steven Peterson
Dec 14, 2013 Steven Peterson rated it it was amazing
Oh, my! I just attended a professional conference in Chicago, and stayed at a Sheraton right on the Chicago River. One day, I took one of the scenic boat rides, to get an introduction to Chicago architecture from the river level. And what a trip it was!

I enjoyed seeing the juxtaposition of classic versus contemporary architecture (the Trump Tower right next to the Wrigley Building), the Montgomery Ward building, Willis (formerly Sears) Tower, and so on. Skyscrapers that were engineered so as to
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Sarah
Sep 05, 2009 Sarah rated it liked it
Shelves: nonfiction, chicago
Basically a mini-coffee table book. Checked it out from the library because the photos came from Hedrich Blessing. Wanted to see if any of my guys* were in the photo credits. A few were! The Bobs (Harr, Porth & Shimer) were all represented.

*HB photographers from the 1970s.
Melissa
Jul 15, 2012 Melissa rated it really liked it
A beautifully photographed essay on the buildings along the Chicago River. This is a great memento of the tour and a great reference for architects.
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