Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. Oblong octavo (8vo). Very good+ condition / Very good condition (DJ). Item #011965
156 pages of text including an index. Original hardcover cloth binding with minimal shelfwear. Unclipped dustjacket with minimal shelfwear and slight soiling, protected in archival mylar. Previous owner's bookplate on front endpaper. Illustrated with numerous historic black & white photographs by Samuel W. Block, Jr., as well as with maps & drawings. Includes biographical notes on over forty architects, including Dwight Perkins, George Maher, Henry Ives Cobb, Frank Lloyd Wright, etc. An appendix, organized by street, gives the construction date, architect, owner and owner's occupation for more than nine hundred dwellings. Illinois, Chicago, Kenwood, Suburban, Suburbs, Photography.