FRIEDMAN, HA: Successful Architecture: Selected Works and Thought of Howard A. Friedman

Successful Architecture: Selected Works and Thought of Howard A. Friedman. Friedman House, 1990. Unmarked. Soft corner bend on back cover. Very Good. Paperback. (#21403) $30.00

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Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 88p. Measures 9×11 inches.

During 35 years of practice, Howard Friedman’s (1919-1988) firm compiled a distinguished record of nationally recognized designs. These include a group-living complex at the Jewish Home for the Aged, Mt. Zion Hospital’s outpatient clinic, the modernization of Levi Strauss’ Valencia Street factory in San Francisco, and the construction of the firm’s award-winning corporate headquarters complex on Battery Street, also in San Francisco.

SPENCER, BA: The Prairie School Tradition. The Prairie Archives of the Milwaukee Art Center

Spencer Brian A. (editor). The Prairie School Tradition. The Prairie Archives of the Milwaukee Art Center. Whitney Library of Design, 1972. ISBN: 0823074323. Unmarked. Clipped dust jacket with some edge wear. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30941) $25.00

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Architects: Frank Furness, Henry Hobson Richardson, Adler & Sullivan, Frank Lloyd Wright, Parker N. Berry, Purcell, Feick and Elmslie, Francis Barry Byrne, Alphonso Iannelli, Walter Burley Griffin, Marion Mahoney Griffin, Claude and Starck, Richard Walter Bock, Bentley and Merman, George Mann Niedecken, Greene and Greene, Lloyd Wright, Bruce Goff, Edgar A. Tafel, Arthur A. Carrara, John H. Howe, Taliesin Associated Architects, William P. Wenzler, Herb Greene, Thomas Olson, Michael P. Johnson, and William P. Bruder.

Measures 9×12 inches. 300 black-and-white illustrations. Biographies. Index. 304p.

MUMFORD, E: Modern Architecture in St. Louis: Washington University and Postwar American Architecture, 1948-1973

Mumford, Eric (Editor). Modern Architecture in St. Louis: Washington University and Postwar American Architecture, 1948-1973. Washington University In St. Louis, 2004. ISBN: 0972096655. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30931) $85.00

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A landmark study of architectural history that reveals a rich pocket of little known American creativity in the St. Louis area between 1948 and 1973. Photographs. Drawings.

Insightful essays on the city and Washington University School of Architecture contributions to the flowering of mid-century American modernism.

Statements about the School of Architecture by distinguished alumni and faculty, including Fumihiko Maki, a former faculty member.