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Prairie metropolis

Patrick F. Cannon

Prairie metropolis

Chicago and the birth of a new American home

by Patrick F. Cannon

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Published by Pomegranate Communications in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture, Domestic -- Illinois -- Chicago Metropolitan Area,
  • Prairie school (Architecture) -- Illinois -- Chicago Metropolitan Area

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementPatrick F. Cannon ; photography by James Caulfield.
    ContributionsCaulfield, James.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA7238.C4 C36 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18505682M
    ISBN 109780764945953
    LC Control Number2008005962
    OCLC/WorldCa192048149

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