The second printing of "Chicago From The Sky: A Region Transformed," by Lawrence Okrent, has arrived just in time for the holidays. Blair Kamin, Chicago Tribune architecture critic, takes an in-depth look at the book, complete with selected images.
The second printing of "Chicago From The Sky: A Region Transformed," by Lawrence Okrent, has arrived just in time for the holidays . Cityscapes: Chicago, that shape-shifting town: 'Chicago From the Sky" captures 25 years of dramatic.
Photography is a great abettor of memory, says Lawrence Okrent in the introduction of his new book, Chicago From The Sky: A Region Transformed. With more than 250 aerial or rooftop shots of the city, the book has coffee-table copiousness, and yet delivers more than pretty pictures to any Chicago lover who lingers over its pages. Okrent's work is an invitation to study the city, to observe its sometimes vast changes over the the last couple of decades, and to recognize what came before. We pavement-bound creatures have short memories.
Chicago From The Sky book. This history is presented through more than 250 color photographs by Mr. Okrent, and a complementary selection of maps and historic images drawn fr This large format (11 x 11) book offers a 248-page pictorial history-from an aerial perspective-of the far-reaching change that has occurred in Chicago and its region in the span of a. single generation, between 1985 and 2010.
of "Chicago From The Sky: A Region Transformed" by Lawrence Okrent.
Next, he was the publisher and co-author of "Chicago's Lake Shore Drive: Urban America's Most Beautiful Roadway" and served as publisher of "Chicago From The Sky: A Region Transformed" by Lawrence Okrent. Dr. Samors publishes books through his company, Chicago's Books Press, an imprint of Chicago's Neighborhoods, Inc. He has a PhD and MALS from Northwestern University, an MA from Northern Illinois University and a BA from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. In 2010, Dr. Samors was selected as a Prominent Alumnus by the Sullivan High School Alumni Association.
Much of the information in this book comes from my own reporting. For the biographical information on Bliss, Weilgart, and Brown, I am indebted to the friends and family members who allowed me to interview them. They were incredibly open with me about memories that were sometimes painful for them.
Chicago Architecture and Design chronicles the city’s architecture from . Okrent, and a complementary selection of maps and historic images.
Chicago Architecture and Design chronicles the city’s architecture from the 19th through the early 21st century: from the structural simplicity of Chicago School commercial building to the low-slung Prairie School house, from the streamlined Art Deco skyscraper to the minimalist Miesian tower of glass and steel, and all the way through to the strikingly original, diverse designs of th. Okrent, and a complementary selection of maps and historic images drawn from his personal collections.
Results from Google Books. A pictorial history, from an aerial perspective, for the far-reaching change that has occurred in Chicago and its region in the span of a single generation, between 1985 and 2010. It serves as a reminder that Chicago welcomes change, celebrates change and regards change as one of its distinguishing features.
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Author: Lawrence Okrent
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Publisher: Chicago's Books Press; Second edition (November 12, 2012)
Pages: 248 pages
ePUB size: 1925 kb
FB2 size: 1818 kb
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