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The Resource A Cleveland legacy : the architecture of Walker and Weeks, Eric Johannesen

A Cleveland legacy : the architecture of Walker and Weeks, Eric Johannesen

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A Cleveland legacy : the architecture of Walker and Weeks
Title
A Cleveland legacy
Title remainder
the architecture of Walker and Weeks
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Eric Johannesen
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Walker and Weeks was the foremost architectural firm in Cleveland for nearly forty years, from 1911 to 1949. Its clients were the wealthy and influential of Cleveland and the Midwest; its landmark accomplishments included the Cleveland Public Library, Cleveland Municipal Stadium, Severance Hall, the Cleveland Post Office, and the Indiana World War Memorial
  • Harry E. Weeks and Frank R. Walker complemented each other well: Weeks was an unassuming, but talented manager; Walker, a brilliant, outgoing architect. Together they established an architectural factory of the type pioneered by Daniel Burnham in Chicago in the 1890s. Although Cleveland in 1911 was the sixth largest city in the U.S. and teeming with architects, Walker and Weeks was one of the few local firms large enough to manage every phase of a commission. They combined the Renaissance ideal of collaboration between artists and artisans with the modern principle of scientific business management. Their innovative use of marketing was another key to their extraordinary, success
  • Best known for the classical public buildings built in Cleveland in the 1920s and 1930s, they also designed many residences and lesser-known buildings around Cleveland and throughout the Midwest. As the photographs and drawings in A Cleveland Legacy demonstrate, they created designs that delight the viewer as much today as they did seventy years ago
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DLC
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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A Cleveland legacy : the architecture of Walker and Weeks, Eric Johannesen
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-194) and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm37546712
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
viii, 200 pages
Isbn
9780873385893
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
97036507
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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CORE COLLECTION
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
A Cleveland legacy : the architecture of Walker and Weeks, Eric Johannesen
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-194) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm37546712
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
viii, 200 pages
Isbn
9780873385893
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
97036507
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
CORE COLLECTION
Other physical details
illustrations

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