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Albert Hecht papers, 1908-1960, bulk 1929-1960

Correspondence, financial and legal files, architectural drawings, and other papers of Albert Hecht, a Chicago architect. Much of the collection relates to the financial and legal aspects of Hecht's architectural practice, including legal correspondence and contracts with the Lincoln Const...

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Architectural records for landscapes by F.A. Cushing Smith & Associates, [ca. 1916-1969]

Job files (ca. 250) for landscapes and planning by F.A. Cushing Smith & Associates. Designs were made for various clients, primarily in the northern suburbs of Chicago but also in other locations. Files for a commission to plan or construct a landscape often contain drawings, blueprints, elevatio...

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Bertrand Goldberg (1913-1997) Archive, 1933-2003

Photographs, drawings, correspondence, manuscripts, publications and audiovisual materials documenting the career of the Chicago architect Bertrand Goldberg. This archive comprehensively chronicles Goldberg's diverse career as architect, engineer, urban planner, lecturer and businessman ...

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Bruce J. Graham (1925-2010) Papers, 1939-2010

Architect and art collector Bruce Graham's professional career and private life is documented through images, papers, and video tapes. Materials relating to Graham's wife, Jane Graham, and their friends, colleagues, and artistic collaborators are also represented.

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Chicago architecture lantern slide collection, [ca. 1895-1910]

Collection of photographic images depicting Chicago's architectural development and comparable developments in Berlin, Dresden, Paris and Hamburg. Reference is made to the Chicago Plan.

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Chicago building clearance photographs, 1939-1958

Primarily exterior views of property west, north, and south of the Loop, to be acquired by the City of Chicago in order to be demolished for various expressway and building projects. Most of structures depicted no longer exist. Almost all are in areas now occupied by the Kennedy, Eisenho...

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Chicago Housing Authority development records, 1948-1992

Correspondence, legal documents, financial records, research files, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, maps, transcripts of speeches, and other records of the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA). Most of the materials relate to CHA's city development plans for the plac...

Christopher John Chamales (1907-1993) Papers, 1919-1987

After graduating from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1931, Chamales (1907-1993) studied planning under Eliel Saarinen at Cranbrook Academy. With his professor he completed a master plan for Athens, Greece and its port, Piraeus. Chamales worked for the noted indu...

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David A. Root collection of visual materials, approximately 1965-1974

Visual and printed materials related to works created by David A. Root and design projects generated by his company, including black-and-white and color transparencies, negatives, slides, contact sheets, and photographic prints. Collection includes ima...

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Herbert S. Greenwald papers, 1943-1989


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Illinois Society of Architects records

Correspondence, minutes, membership records, reports, legislative bills, legal briefs, contracts, and newsclippings of the Illinois Society of Architects (ISA) concerning its work for professionalization, licensing, and regulation of architects and for the establishment of standards for workmansh...

Ira J. Bach visual materials

Black-and-white photographic prints (approximately 215) and negatives (29) and color photographic prints (16) primarily taken by Ira J. Bach documenting his publications and his work as a housing and city planning official for Cook County, the City of Chicago, and related agencies. Images primari...

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Ludwig Karl Hilberseimer (1885-1967) Papers, c.1885-1995

Professional and business papers, including correspondence, research materials, manuscripts, photographs, and personal memorabilia document the life and career of Bauhaus émigrée and author, educator, city planner, and architect Ludwig Karl Hilberseimer.

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Mary Long Rogers Collection, 1931-1953

Project reports, maps, statistics, and correspondence make up the collection kept by landscape architect, Mary Long Rogers.

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Robert Philip Gordon papers, 1963-2010

In addition to formally published works, one box of this series contains original manuscript materials related to Gordon's two books, Perspective Drawing: A Designers Method (2008), and Residential Design Studio (2011). Series 5: Publications Series 5: Publications includes a variety of materials...

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Ron Gordon visual materials, 1971-2016

Black-and-white photographic negatives (approximately 780, 8 in. x 10 in. and smaller), 20 in. x 24 in. photographic prints (2,308), 4 in. x 5 in. photographic prints (5,195), and contact sheets (approximately 274); 8 in. x 10 in. color prints (6); and color transparencies (112, 4 in. x 5 in. a...

William Edward Parsons Papers, 1873-1992

Professional and personal materials and photographs of Chicago architect and city planner William Edward Parsons.

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