An Early Encounter with Tomorrow: Europeans, Chicago's Loop, and the World's Columbian Exhibition

Urbana: University of Illinois Press, (1997), 1997. First edition. 8vo; pp. xv, 353; illustrated from photographs and plans; bibliography. The first part of Lewis' study of the European response to Chicago focuses on the rise of the city's reputation in second half of the nineteenth century, while the second part organizes the European criticism into specific categories such as tall office buildings in European towns, residential neighborhoods, and the plan and architecture of the World's Columbian Exhibition. architecture town city planning chicago. Item #000073

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