Beaux Arts Architects: Kurt Vonnegut Sr., Vonnegut Books LLC

ISBN: 9781158306459

Published: July 4th 2011

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30 pages


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Beaux Arts Architects: Kurt Vonnegut Sr., Vonnegut  by  Books LLC

Beaux Arts Architects: Kurt Vonnegut Sr., Vonnegut by Books LLC
July 4th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 30 pages | ISBN: 9781158306459 | 5.63 Mb

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 25. Chapters: Elmer Grey, Julia Morgan, Robert J. Reiley, Bernard Vonnegut, Sr., Mowbray and Uffinger, KurtMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

Pages: 25. Chapters: Elmer Grey, Julia Morgan, Robert J. Reiley, Bernard Vonnegut, Sr., Mowbray and Uffinger, Kurt Vonnegut, Sr., Bernard Maybeck, William W. Bosworth, Myron Hunt, Robert D. Farquhar, John Vredenburgh Van Pelt, Arthur Bohn, Alexander Mackintosh, Vonnegut & Bohn, Ralph Oscar Yeager, Henry Hornbostel, Electus D. Litchfield, George Caleb Wright, Vonnegut, Wright & Yeager, Robert W. Gibson, John H.

Duncan, George W. Kelham, Miller & Yeager, Nicholas Serracino, Pierre & Wright. Excerpt: Elmer Grey, FAIA (April 29, 1872 - November 14, 1963) was an American architect and artist based in Pasadena, California. Grey designed many noted landmarks in Southern California, including the Beverly Hills Hotel, the Huntington Art Gallery, the Pasadena Playhouse and Wattles Mansion. He is credited with being one of the pioneers in the development of the new American architecture in the early 20th century, with a focus on harmony with nature and eliminating features not belonging to the local climate and conditions.

Grey was also a noted artist whose paintings are in the permanent collection of the Chicago Art Institute. Henry Huntington House in San Marino, designed by Hunt and GreyGrey was born in Chicago and educated in the Milwaukee public schools. He did not attend college and worked for the Milwaukee architectural firm of Ferry & Clas from 1887-1899. In 1890, the 18-year-old Grey won first prize in a competition for the design of a water tower and pumping station sponsored by a New York architectural publicaion.

While at Ferry & Clas, he assisted in the design of the Milwaukee Central Library and the Wisconsin Historical Society in Madison, Wisconsin. When Grey went into practice on his own, he first attracted attention for his design of a summer home he built for himself on a bluff overlooking Lake Michigan at Fox Point, Wisconsin. G...



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