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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Chicago, Illinois, United Statesen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1989-1991 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorHammond, Beeby, and Babkaen_US
dc.date1989-1991en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-05-07T17:32:51Z
dc.date.available2013-05-07T17:32:51Z
dc.date.issued1989-1991en_US
dc.identifier214141en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 152en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/121535
dc.descriptionGeneral view, depicting east façade; Primary architect, Thomas Beeby of Hammond, Beeby & Babka. A. Epstein & Sons International, associate architects. Hammond, Beeby & Babka won a much-publicized and controversial commission to design the largest library building in the country, and spent $195 million to carry out this missive. It is approximately 756,000 square foot. Source: Galinsky [website]; http://www.galinsky.com/ (accessed 12/3/2007)en_US
dc.format.mediumconcrete; stone cladding; copperen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectural exteriorsen_US
dc.subjectPostmodernen_US
dc.titleHarold Washington Library Centeren_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A1-MB-CP-A3en_US
vra.culturalContextAmericanen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypelibrary (building)en_US
dc.contributor.displayHammond, Beeby, and Babka (American architectural firm, founded 1961)en_US


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