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Chicago's Classical Architecture: The Legacy of the White City (Images of America: Illinois)
Chicago's architecture has been called the most important in the United States by the American Institute of Architects, and perhaps no other type of architecture has had as significant of an impact on the city's look, feel, and character as classical architecture. Chicago's connection to classical architecture dates back to the famed 1893 World's Columbian Exposition, with ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published February 15th 2006 by Arcadia Publishing (SC)
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Coming off of "Devil in the White City," I've been craving anything with photos and maps of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. My local library didn't have the Arcadia book on the World's Fair itself, but they did have this one on the architectural impact of the Fair on the next fifty years of construction in Chicago. Great photos!
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