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Contents List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction Chapter One Western Architecture: The Skyscraper as Regional Type Chapter Two Louis Sullivan's Democratic Architecture and the Labor Movement Chapter Three The Monadnock: John W. Root and the Art of Pure Color Chapter Four The Masonic Temple: The Double Life of a Civic Skyscraper Chapter Five The Reliance Building: Urban Sanitation and Skyscraper Reform Chapter Six Chicago 1900: The City Beautiful and the Decline of the Skyscraper as an Urban Solution Postscript "The Architectonic Anticipation of the Future" Notes Selected Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Skyscrapers -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Architecture and society -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.