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Phildelphia apartment building, appearing in The Year Book of the Annual Architectural Exhibition, Philadelphia, 1929.

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Phildelphia apartment building, appearing in The Year Book of the Annual Architectural Exhibition, Philadelphia, 1929.

Description

This is a photograph of a tall Georgian style apartment building, 400 South 15th Street,  appearing in The Year Book of the Annual Architectural Exhibition, Philadelphia, 1929 (Philadelphia: 32nd Joint Exhibition Board of the American Institute of Architects, Philadelphia, advertisements, p. 75.  Note the columnar form in the classic and Georgian style--base (limestone), column (brick), and capital (limestone again).  The architect is not identified in this ad for General Electirc appliances.

The book is from the collection of White & Weber, architects, Chicago; donated by John Weber. 

Howard Van Doren Shaw also designed apartment buildings in Chicago that reflect the same classic relationships to manage height.  One example is 2450 North Lakeview, Chicago: http://www.chicagoarchitecture.info/Building/3880/2450-North-Lakeview-Avenue.php

Source

The Year Book of the Annual Architectural Exhibition, Philadelphia, 1929 (Philadelphia: 32nd Joint Exhibition Board of the American Institute of Architects, Philadelphia Chapter and the T Square Club, 1929), advertisements, p. 75.

Publisher

Lake Forest College

Date

1929

Rights

http://www.lakeforest.edu/library/archives/permission.php

Format

Still image

Language

eng

Type

jpg

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Citation

“Phildelphia apartment building, appearing in The Year Book of the Annual Architectural Exhibition, Philadelphia, 1929. ,” Digital Collections - Lake Forest College, accessed October 21, 2014, http://collections.lakeforest.edu/items/show/4017.

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