CONTENTS 1880-

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CHAPTER 6. THE BROOKSES’ PLANS FOR DEARBORN: BURNHAM & ROOT

6.1. HOW THE EARLY ROOT AND BURNHAM DESIGNED: AN OVERVIEW (1880-85)

6.2. ROOT’S FIRST ATTEMPTS AT THE DESIGN OF A SKYSCRAPER

6.3. THE GRANNIS BLOCK

6.4. THE ORIGINAL PLANS FOR DEARBORN VIA THE NEW CHICAGO & WESTERN INDIANA STATION

6.5. THE ORIGINAL PLANS FOR DEARBORN VIA THE NEW CHICAGO AND WESTERN INDIANA STATION

6.6. ROOT ENCOUNTERS THE REALITY OF THE ACCOUNTANT: THE MONTAUK BLOCK   

6.7. ROOT ENCOUNTERS THE REALITY OF THE ACCOUNTANT: THE MONTAUK BLOCK

6.8. ROOT’S FIRST MASTERPIECE: THE CHICAGO, BURLINGTON, AND QUINCY HEADQUARTERS

CHAPTER 7: THE BOOM ALONG LA SALLE STREET

7.1 THE RELOCATION OF THE BOARD OF TRADE

7.2. THE BOARD OF TRADE COMPETITION

7.3. BOYINGTON’S BOARD OF TRADE

7.4. CONSTRUCTING AND DECONSTRUCTING THE BOARD OF TRADE

7.5. BOYINGTON’S DESIGN FOR THE ARMOUR, KENT AND BENSLEY BUILDING

7.6. BURNHAM AND ROOT IN 1882: THE CALUMET BUILDING

7.7. THE DESIGN OF A BUILDING ON A CORNER LOT: THE COUNSELMAN BUILDING

7.8. GEORGE PULLMAN BRINGS S.S. BEMAN TO CHICAGO

7.9. THE ANARCHIST IWPA AND THE “CHICAGO IDEA”

7.10. BEMAN”S PULLMAN BUILDING

7.11. BOYINGTON’S ROYAL INSURANCE BUILDING

7.12. THE PIER-AND-SPANDREL DEVELOPMENT: DANKMAR ADLER

7.13. AN ARCHITECTURAL JANUS

7.14. REDEMPTION? BURNHAM & ROOT ARE GIVEN THE RIALTO BUILDING

7.15. DEVELOPMENTS ALONG DEARBORN: 1883

7.16. THE INFLUENCE OF H.H. RICHARDSON: v.1.0

7.17. PEABODY & STEARNS PERFECT THE BRICK BOX: THE R.H. WHITE STORE

7.18. ROOT’S TAKE ON THE R.H. WHITE STORE: THE SANTA FE BUILDING

CHAPTER EIGHT: 1884 – THE RISE OF CHICAGO

8.1. DEFEAT: THE DEARBORN STATION IS ERECTED AT POLK STREET

8.2. THE FIRST PROPOSAL FOR A LIMITATION ON THE HEIGHT OF BUILDINGS

8.3. PLANNING THE MOVE FROM “THE ROOKERY” TO THE NEW COOK COUNTY/CITY HALL

8.4. ROOT’S EARLY EXPERIMENTS WITH THE MEDIEVAL REVIVAL: THE RIALTO VS. THE INSURANCE EXCHANGE

8.5. THE RETURN OF THE IRON FRAME TO THE EXTERIOR

8.6. LES MAGICIENS DU FER: ARMAND MOISANT AND GUSTAVE EIFFEL

8.7. EIFFEL’S DUORO AND GARRABIT RAILROAD BRIDGES

8.8. THE STATUE OF LIBERTY: v.2.0.

8.9. THE CHICAGO OPERA HOUSE

8.10. GEORGE A. FULLER, HENRY I. COBB AND CHARLES S. FROST: PEABODY & STEARNS COMES TO CHICAGO

8.11. POTTER PALMER BUYS UP AND THEN MOVES TO LAKE SHORE DRIVE

8.12. THE OPERA HOUSE BLOCK

8.13. THE HOME INSURANCE BUILDING

8.14. THE “SKYSCRAPER” AND “IRON SKELETON FRAMING” IN 1884

8.15. FREDERICK BAUMANN PUBLISHES THE CONCEPT OF THE TALL IRON SKELETON FRAME

8.16. JENNEY’S STRUCTURE OF THE HOME INSURANCE BUILDING

8.17. “NO BEAM, NO FRAME:” IT WAS NOT THE FIRST USE OF AN IRON SKELETON FRAME

8.18. THE MALLER BUILDING: THE FIRST TWELVE-STORY SKYSCRAPER

8.19. LEITER HAS THE LAST LAUGH: MARSHALL FIELD’S 13-STORY OFFICE BUILDING, NOT!

8.20. ROOT CHANNELS HIS INNER GEORGE POST AGAIN: THE PHOENIX BUILDING

8.21. ROOT GETS THE ARCADE RIGHT: THE McCORMICK BUILDING

8.22. THE FIRST REAL USE OF EXTERIOR IRON FRAMING: THE WALLS OF THE LIGHTCOURT

8.23. PREMATURE EXPECTATIONS: THE MONADNOCK BLOCK v.1.0

8.24. THE THWARTED OPENING OF DEARBORN

8.25. 13 YEARS LATER: THE END OF USING WOOD FLOOR STRUCTURES – THE GRANNIS BLOCK FIRE

8.26. THE BROOKSES ADMIT DEFEAT AND “BUY” CITY HALL

CHAPTER NINE. WESTERN SELF-AWARENESS: THE “INLAND” ARCHITECT AND THE W.A.A.

9.1. THE EARLY HISTORY OF THE A.I.A.

9.2. ASSOCIATION FEVER HITS CHICAGO: THE INLAND ARCHITECT

9.3. IRRELEVANCY: THE PUSH TO FORM A NEW ASSOCIATION FOR ARCHITECTS IN THE WEST

9.4. THE CALL FOR A CONVENTION

9.5. THE FORMATION OF THE WAA: NOV 1884

9.6. THE FORMATION OF THE ILLINOIS STATE ASSOCIATION OF ARCHITECTS

9.7. THE CHICAGO ARCHITECTURAL SKETCH CLUB

9.8. THE AIA RESPONDS

9.9. THE 1885 WAA CONVENTION: COMPETITION REFORMS

CHAPTER 10. CULTURE VS. SOCIALISM: THE THEATERS OF ADLER (AND SULLIVAN)

10.1. THE CHICAGO OPERA HOUSE OPENS TO LESS THAN RAVE REVIEWS

10.2. THE FAILURE OF THE CENTRAL MUSIC HALL 

10.3. JAMES MAPLESON BRINGS ITALIAN OPERA TO THE U.S.

10.4. MRS. ASTOR, MEET MRS. VANDERBILT

10.5. NEW YORK CONSOLIDATES ITS CENTRALITY IN AMERICAN MUSIC: THE METROPOLITAN OPERA AND THE PHILHARMONIC

10.6. THE HOMECOMING OF AMERICA’S DIVA-ADELINA PATTI

10.7. CHICAGO MUSIC FESTIVAL: 1882 EXPO

10.8. FAIRBANK ATTEMPTS ONCE MORE TO GARNER PRIVATE MONEY TO BUILD A MUSIC HALL IN CHICAGO

10.9. THE FOUNDING OF THE METROPOLITAN OPERA

10.10. UPGRADING CHICAGO’S THEATERS: ADLER AND SULLIVAN

10.11. “THE ART OF ‘PURE’ COLOR:” THE SHADOW OF OWEN JONES

10.12. OWEN JONES AND ISLAMIC POLYCHROMY

10.14 JONES’ EFFORTS TO PRODUCE A MODERN ARCHITECTURE

10.15. JONES’ IDEAS COME TO CHICAGO

10.16. THE 1884 CHICAGO OPERA SEASON

10.17. THE 1884 CHICAGO MUSIC FESTIVAL

10.18. 1884: THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION AND THE PUSH FOR THE EIGHT-HOUR WORKDAY

10.19. ART NOUVEAU: THE 1885 OPERA FESTIVAL

10.20. THE DAY: THE GRAND OPENING OF THE BOARD OF TRADE – MAY 1, 1885

10.21. “LET THERE BE LIGHT (AND COLOR)”- SULLIVAN’S INTERIOR FOR MCVICKER’S THEATER

10.22. INTERIOR DESIGNERS PAR EXCELLENCE: HEALY & MILLET

10.23. SULLIVAN’S ORNAMENT SPREADS TO THE EXTERIOR

CHAPTER 11. ROOT AND RICHARDSON: EAST MEETS WEST: MAY 1, 1885 – MAY 1, 1886

11.1. ROOT PERFECTS THE IRON-REINFORCED CONCRETE FOUNDATION

11.2. MARSHALL FIELD BRINGS IN H.H. RICHARDSON