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William Le Baron Jenney

a pioneer of modern architecture

by Theodore Turak

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Published by UMI Research Press in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle West
    • Subjects:
    • Jenney, W. L. B. 1832-1907 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Chicago school of architecture (Movement),
    • Architecture -- Middle West -- 19th century

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Theodore Turak.
      SeriesArchitecture and urban design ;, no. 17
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA737.J46 T87 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 374 p. :
      Number of Pages374
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2711564M
      ISBN 100835717348
      LC Control Number86004337


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