Chicago is justly celebrated as the birthplace of modern architecture, and the AIA Guide to Chicago has long been the premier guide to the city. Arranged for walking or driving tours and featuring more than a thousand buildings, more than four hundred photos, and thirty-five maps, this is an invaluable tool for anyone with an interest in architecture, in urban design, and in what makes Chicago the stunning architectural city it is.
The result of years of research and writing conducted under the auspices of the AIA and other prestigious organizations, this long-needed book will prove fascinating and invaluable to anyone with an interest in modern architecture and urban design and preservation. 400 photos. 25 maps.
By: American Institute of architects Chicago, Alice Sinkevitch (Editor), Laurie McGovern Petersen (Editor)
Paperback: 624 pages, 3rd Edition
Publisher: University of Illinois Press 2014