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Art Deco Chicago

Robert Bruegmann– If I had to pick a single object to suggest what we tried to do in Art Deco Chicago, I would probably choose this Craftsman brand portable air compressor sold by Sears starting in 1939. During the meetings we held with authors, editors, and advisors to settle on

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Stanley Tigerman on Schlepping Through

Biased, passionate, and unabashedly opinionated, Stanley Tigerman is both sharply critical and idealistic—all traits that surface in his new book Schlepping Through Ambivalence: Essays on an American Architectural Condition. In this collection of essays, most previously unpublished, Tigerman reveals himself to be witty, iconoclastic, and anything but ambivalent. One of

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