Chicago Skyscrapers in Vintage Postcards
The skyscraper has changed the face of urban architecture--and it all started in Chicago. Born out of the ashes of Chicago's Great Fire of 1871, the first skyscraper, the Home Insurance Building located at the northeast corner of LaSalle and Adams Streets, was completed in 1885. Designed by William Le Baron Jenney, the nine-story building had a metal load-carrying structur...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published November 1st 2004 by Arcadia Publishing (SC)
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