The Resource Chicago skyscrapers in vintage postcards, Leslie A. Hudson, (electronic resource)

Chicago skyscrapers in vintage postcards, Leslie A. Hudson, (electronic resource)

Label
Chicago skyscrapers in vintage postcards
Title
Chicago skyscrapers in vintage postcards
Statement of responsibility
Leslie A. Hudson
Title variation
Chicago skyscrapers
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The skyscraper has changed the face of urban architecture--and it all started in Chicago. Born out of the ashes of Chicago's Great Fire of 1871, the first skyscraper, the Home Insurance Building located at the northeast corner of LaSalle and Adams Streets, was completed in 1885. Designed by William Le Baron Jenney, the nine-story building had a metal load-carrying structural frame, the development of which led to steel-frame skeletal construction and the taller skyscrapers that would follow. Much has changed in skyscraper construction since 1885. But Chicago's impressive urban landscape has maintained its important place in architectural history and today boasts the tallest skyscraper in North America, at 110 stories
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Hudson, Leslie
Dewey number
720.977311
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Skyscrapers
  • Skyscrapers
  • Postcards
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Chicago skyscrapers in vintage postcards, Leslie A. Hudson, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11451881
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11451881
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
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MWT11451881
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Chicago skyscrapers in vintage postcards, Leslie A. Hudson, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11451881
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11451881
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11451881
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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