Evolution of the Skyscraper: A History of the Tall Building in Chicago

  • C. William Brubaker


Chicago enjoys a rich architectural heritage. The city is known worldwide for its outstanding buildings. No single style prevails; Chicago thrives on diversity. The city uses a great variety of old and new structures of remarkably high quality.


Street Canyon Office Building Tall Building CHICAGO School Empire State Building 
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  1. Condit, C. W., 1964 THE CHICAGO SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Illinois.Google Scholar

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  • C. William Brubaker

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