CONTENTS 1886-91

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VOLUME IV: THE CHICAGO SCHOOL-PART 2 (1886-1891)

CHAPTER 1: CLASS CONFLICT AND ECONOMIC STAGNATION: KANSAS CITY AND MINNEAPOLIS /ST. PAUL (1884-1888)

1.1. SUMMARIZING VOLUME THREE: 1879-1886

1.2. DEADLINE: MAY 1, 1886, AND THE HAYMARKET SQUARE BOMBING

1.3. THE RAILROAD GIVETH, AND THE RAILROAD TAKETH: MANIFEST DESTINY MOVES ON

1.4. KANSAS CITY AND THE REFRIGERATED MEAT CAR

1.5. THE MIDLAND HOTEL: THE “LITTLE ROOKERY”

1.6. THE KANSAS CITY BOARD OF TRADE: THIRD TIME’S THE CHARM

1.7. THE KANSAS CITY BOARD OF TRADE: DETAILS

1.8. THE AMERICAN NATIONAL BANK BUILDING

1.9. MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL: TWIN THREATS

1.10. LEROY S. BUFFINGTON: MINNESOTA’S LEADING ARCHITECT

1.11. HOTEL VS. HOTEL

1.12. DUELING SKYSCRAPERS: MINNEAPOLIS

1.13. “MODERN AMERICAN:” THE FIRST IRON-FRAMED GLASS BOX?

1.14. DUELING SKYSCRAPERS: ST. PAUL

CHAPTER 2: PLANNING THE AUDITORIUM

2.1. FERDINAND PECK STRUGGLES TO LAUNCH HIS AUDITORIUM, UNTIL THE HAYMARKET ERUPTS

2.2. SECURING A SITE

2.3. THE HAYMARKET BOMBING IGNITES THE PLANNING

2.4. PROGRAMMING THE AUDITORIUM: THE HOTEL

2.5. THE FIRST DESIGN

2.6. THE FIGHT OVER THE CHOICE OF AN ARCHITECT

2.7. THE SECOND DESIGN

2.8. PLAYING FOR TIME: WILLIAM WARE IS INVITED TO REVIEW THE DESIGNS

2.9. THE THIRD DESIGN (BY WILLIAM WARE)

2.10. DESIGN DEVELOPMENT: THE FOUNDATIONS

2.11. ONE YEAR AFTER HAYMARKET: TURNING BRICK INTO STONE – DESIGN #4

2.12. LAYING THE CORNERSTONE

2.13. ST. LOUIS AND CINCINNATI MAKE THEIR BIDS FOR THE CONVENTIONS

2.14. PREPARING FOR THE 1888 REPUBLICAN CONVENTION

2.15. ADLER’S DESIGN OF THE THEATER HOUSE

CHAPTER 3: EIFFEL AND BUFFINGTON USE IRON TO RESIST THE WIND

3.1. LEROY BUFFINGTON’S 28-STORY ‘CLOUDSCRAPER’

3.2. A REVIEW OF MULTISTORIED IRON-FRAMED CONSTRUCTION

3.3. BUFFINGTON PREPARES HIS PATENT APPLICATION

3.4. EIFFEL”S STATUE OF LIBERTY

3.5. HOW DID BUFFINGTON “FIND” EIFFEL’S DETAILS?

3.6. BUFFINGTON’S DESIGN FOR THE INDIANA STATE SOLDIERS’ AND SAILORS’ MONUMENT

3.7. FRANCE’S BID TO RECAPTURE THE TALLEST BUILDING RECORD: EIFFEL’S 300-METER TOWER

3.8. THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT IS FINALLY COMPLETED

3.9. EARLY DESIGNS FOR THE 300-M TOWER

3.10. SHOULD THERE EVEN BE A FAIR TO CELEBRATE 1789?

3.11. EIFFEL BEGINS CONSTRUCTION

3.12. THE SECOND EMPIRE STRIKES BACK… AND FAILS

3.13. BUFFINGTON’S CLOUDSCRAPER

3.14. THE TWIN CITIES OVERTAKE CHICAGO

3.15. THE PIONEER PRESS BUILDING

3.16. THE NORTHWESTERN GUARANTY BUILDING

3.17. THE TRAGIC HISTORY OF BUFFINGTON’S PATENT

3.18. THE FABRICATION OF THE BIG LIE: THE HOME INSURANCE BUILDING

3.19. THE END: BUFFINGTON CHANGES THE DATES ON HIS DOCUMENTS

CHAPTER 4: THE NEW AND IMPROVED AIA: SAME NAME, NEW RULES

4.1. THE CHICAGO ARCHITECTURAL SKETCH CLUB

4.2. THE REFORMATION OF THE A.I.A.: ACT ONE

4.3. ACT TWO: THE 1887 CONVENTIONS

4.4. ACT THREE: THE 1888 CONVENTIONS

4.5. THE FALL OF BURNHAM

4.6. THE A.I.A. TRIES TO BACK OUT

4.7. THE FINALE: THE 1889 CINCINNATI CONSOLIDATION CONVENTION: DAY ONE

4.8. THE FINALE DAY ONE: THE EVENING SESSION

4.9. THE FINALE: DAY TWO

CHAPTER 5: ROOT AND SULLIVAN DURING THE 1886-88 SLOWDOWN

5.1. THE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE: ROOT’S RESPONSE TO THE AUDITORIUM

5.2. MEDIEVAL REVIVAL: THE CLEVELAND SOCIETY FOR SAVINGS BANK

5.3. ROOT FINDS HIS COLOR DESIGNER: WILLIAM PRETYMAN

5.4. THE WOMEN’S TEMPLE v.1.0.

5.5. SULLIVAN’S FINAL EXTERIOR DESIGN OF THE AUDITORIUM

5.6. SULLIVAN’S FIRST BOX: THE STANDARD CLUB

5.7. THE MARTIN L. RYERSON TOMB

5.8. TABULA RASA: THE WALKER WAREHOUSE