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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Chicago, Illinois, United Statesen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1866-1889 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorAdler and Sullivanen_US
dc.date1866-1889en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-04-26T19:21:52Z
dc.date.available2013-04-26T19:21:52Z
dc.date.issued1866-1889en_US
dc.identifier211140en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 15en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/118630
dc.descriptionLobby stair, frontal view; The Auditorium was built for a syndicate of businessmen to house a large civic opera house; to provide an economic base it was decided to wrap the auditorium with a hotel and office block. Hence Adler & Sullivan had to plan a complex multiple-use building. Fronting on Michigan Avenue, overlooking the lake, was the hotel (now Roosevelt University) while the offices were placed to the west on Wabash Avenue. The entrance to the auditorium is on the south side beneath the tall blocky seventeen-story tower. The rest of the building is a uniform ten stories, organized in the same way as Richardson's Marshall Field Wholesale Store. The interior embellishment, however, is wholly Sullivan's, and some of the details, because of their continuous curvilinear foliate motifs, are among the nearest equivalents to European Art Nouveau architecture. (p 179-180) Source: Roth, Leland M.; A Concise History of American Architecture, 1st ed., New York : Harper & Row, c1979 (0064300862 (pbk.) ) (accessed 12/1/2007)en_US
dc.format.mediumstone; ironen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectural exteriorsen_US
dc.subjectmusicen_US
dc.subjectPerforming artsen_US
dc.subjectRichardsonian Romanesqueen_US
dc.subjectRomanesque Revivalen_US
dc.subjectChicago Schoolen_US
dc.titleAuditorium Buildingen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A1-AS-AB-H3en_US
vra.culturalContextAmericanen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypeauditoriumen_US
vra.worktypemixed-use developmenten_US
dc.contributor.displayAdler and Sullivan (American architectural firm, 1883-1924)en_US


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