The Architecture of John Wellborn Root. Architectural Monograph, Donald Hoffmann.

The Architecture of John Wellborn Root.

Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Press, 1973. Second edition. Cloth over Boards. Small quarto, pp. xviii, 263, indexed, illustrated with b/w photographs. Very Good in Very Good DJ. Item #21157

The office of Burnham & Root was pre-eminent during the early years of the Chicago School of commercial architecture. As the designing partner, John Root pioneered in developing the distinctively American type of building, the commercial skyscraper, of which his Rookery, Monadnock Block, and Mills Building are outstanding examples. The first intensive study of Root's career.

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