AIA Guide to Chicago (3rd Edition) by American Institute of Architects Chicago

By American Institute of Architects Chicago

An exceptional architectural powerhouse, Chicago deals viewers and natives alike a landscape of kinds and varieties. The 3rd variation of the AIA consultant to Chicago brings readers modern on ten years of dynamic alterations with new entries on smaller initiatives in addition to showcases just like the Aqua construction, Trump Tower, and Millennium Park.
400 images and thirty-four specifically commissioned maps make it effortless to discover all of the one thousand-plus featured constructions, whereas a accomplished index organizes constructions via identify and architect. This variation additionally good points an creation delivering an integral evaluation of Chicago's architectural background.

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1980, fujikawa, conterato, lohan & assocs. 10 Fire Station 259 N. Columbus Dr. 1982, fujikawa, conterato, lohan & assocs. 11 Hyatt Regency Chicago 151 E. Wacker Dr. 1974, west tower; 1980, east tower and atrium lobby, a. epstein & sons 12 Columbus Plaza 233 E. Wacker Dr. 1980, fujikawa, conterato, lohan & assocs. This mixed-use development, one of the nation’s largest, is a densely packed mixed bag of colors, materials, and styles, built to a colossal scale around dark, cramped plazas. Development of the eighty-three-acre site, which uses air rights over former Illinois Central Gulf Railroad tracks, has followed the original plan for a self-contained city of offices, shops, apartments, and hotels.

The interior decoration is majestic, realized in rare marble, fine hardwood, stained glass, and polished bronze. Most sumptuous of all is the jewellike luster of the Cosmati work: mosaics of Favrile glass, colored stone, mother- Chicago Cultural Center—exterior 34 loop a N d s o u t h lo o p In order to view this proof accurately, the Overprint Preview Option must be checked in Acrobat Professional or Adobe Reader. Please contact your Customer Service Representative if you have questions about finding the option.

Grant Park garage and the park above it. Originally intended to be completed in time for the new millennium, this complex undertaking, requiring construction over active commuter rail lines and a new parking garage, was pushed a few years into the new century. The park’s design also attempts to straddle the centuries. , architectural elements are consistent with the nineteenth-century Beaux-Arts vision of Grant Park. The Peristyle, McCormick Tribune Ice Rink (2001, owp&p), railings, balustrades, and plantings are all a continuation—and in some cases a replication—of existing park features.

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