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Daniel H. burnham/architect/planner of Cities by  Charles Moore - Hardcover - 1921 - from marilyn braiterman rare books (SKU: 004506)

Daniel H. burnham/architect/planner of Cities

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Daniel H. burnham/architect/planner of Cities

by Moore, Charles

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1921. Two volumes. 4to, handsome gilt-decorated green cloth. Fine in dust jackets and poor box (which still bears the pasted-down printed blurb. With 268 and 238 pages, 71 and 49 illustrations, some colored. Burnham was an American architect and urban designer, Director of Works for Chicago World's Columbian Exhibition of 1893, which was nicknamed the "White City" and inspired the City Beautiful Movement. Designer of the Flatiron Building in New York the Rookery Building in Chicago, the Montauk Block (perhaps the first building labeled a skyscraper) and many other iconic buildings. He had a keen interest in parks and city planning, designing a comprehensive public parks system and downtown city plan for Chicago.. Gilt-Decorated Cloth. Fine/Fine. 4to.

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Bookseller Inventory #
004506
Title
Daniel H. burnham/architect/planner of Cities
Author
Moore, Charles
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1921
Keywords
Daniel Burnham, Urban Planning, Civic Planning, American Architecture, Columbian Exposition, White City, Chicago, City Beautiful
Size
4to
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