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Raymond M. Hood and the American skyscraper

Robert B. Harmon

Raymond M. Hood and the American skyscraper

a selected bibliography

by Robert B. Harmon

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Published by Vance Bibliographies in Monticello, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hood, Raymond Mathewson, 1881-1934 -- Bibliography.,
  • Skyscrapers -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    StatementRobert B. Harmon.
    SeriesArchitecture series : Bibliography ;, A-206
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ8414.87 .H37, NA737.H57 .H37
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 p. ;
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4135217M
    LC Control Number80113015

    Contemporary American Architects: Raymond M. Hood. Arthur Tappen North. New York: Whittlesey House (McGraw-Hill), NAH57A3. plan drawing of typical floor, p detail of entrance vestibule, p detail of main entrance, p exterior overview photo, p exterior photo showing sign at top of tower, p Kevin Matthews.   The American Radiator Building was described in the Works Progress Administration's New York Guide as “an early attempt to clothe a skyscraper in bold colors.” Mr., Hood's McGraw‐Hill.

    Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Raymond M. Hood, Architect --Chapter 7: Lessons Soon Forgotten: The Passing of a Prophet Louis Sullivan--An Old Master The Evolution of an Architectural Design: The Tribune Building Tower, Chicago -- Chapter 8: Restless Object: The Search for Something More The Park Avenue Building, New.   Bryant Park Hotel / American Standard Building. West 40th Street, Midtown Manhattan The American Radiator Building, a striking twenty-three story black and gold tower, is one of the finest and most significant skyscrapers in Manhattan. Designed by Raymond M. Hood and built in , the American Radiator Building initiated a new trend in skyscraper design in Mew York City with its Views: K.

    Designed by Raymond M. Hood and built in , the American Radiator Building initiated a new trend in skyscraper design in New York City with its bold cubic massing of forms - often associated with the Art Deco style - and its freedom from the Beaux-Arts classical details that had previously encumbered New York City skyscrapers.". Raymond M. Hood, designed his own home, which is located at Davenport Drive, Stamford, Connecticut. King, Susanne D. Connecticut’s Twentieth Century Pilgrims: As interviewed and photographed by Susanne D. King.


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Educated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the École des Beaux-Arts (Paris), Hood gained national recognition in when the Neo-Gothic design submitted by John Mead Howells and. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kilham, Walter Harrington, Raymond Hood, architect. New York, Architectural Book Pub.

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Architectural Sculpture of America. unpublished manuscript; Contemporary American Architects: Raymond M. Hood (). Published by Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York.

Raymond Hood, architect: form through function in the American skyscraper / by Walter H. Kilham, Jr Kilham, Raymond M. Hood and the American skyscraper book H. (Walter Harrington), [ Book: ]. Around the theme of the skyscraper and the definition of its morphology is concentrated much of the activity of Hood (American Radiator Building, McGraw-Hill Building, Daily News Building, all in New York), characterized by research on eclectic bases that, while without achieving qualitatively exceptional results, it gave an impression of.

Inon the occasion of its 75th anniversary, the newspaper announced an international competition sought “for Chicago, the most beautiful building in the world”.At the closing of the competition, the judges awarded Howells & Hood the prize of $50, (of which one-fifth was Hood’s share).Hood and Howells’ winning Gothic Revival tower used architectural ideas borrowed from the past.

I":: I t \ j>U *TO - *V^- r Raymond Hood: City of Towers In the s, an explosive decade of city growth, Raymond M. Hood was America's most celebrated skyscraper architect.

His colleagues and critics were stunned by his errant eclecticism and calculated recalcitrance; he was described as a "brilliant bad boy" 1 and a "flame of vigor.

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* Einar Einarsson Kvaran. "Architectural Sculpture of America". unpublished manuscript * "Contemporary American Architects: Raymond M. Hood" (). Published by Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill.

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Hood (March_29, - August_14, ) was an early-mid twentieth century architect who worked in the Art Deco style. He was educated at MIT and the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Hood frequently employed the services of architectural sculptor Rene Paul Chambellan to create both sculpture for his building and to make plaster models of his projects.

American architects John Mead Howells and Raymond Hood took first place, prevailing over entries received. Their winning design kept the predominant form of the tall office building but added a Gothic ornamental tower that invoked the tradition and prestige of European architecture.

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Hood was born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, attended Brown University before enrolling at MIT; as a post-graduate, Hood worked as a draftsman at the architecture firm Cram and Ferguson in employed by Cram, Hood worked on the Deborah Cook Sayles Public Library in his hometown of Pawtucket, he.

During the early twentieth century, American cities and suburbs underwent significant change. This dissertation examines two architectural projects, Rockefeller Center and Broadacre City, that respectively sought to interpret and intensify competing trends of density and dispersion during the s.

Rockefeller Center was designed by an architectural consortium led by Raymond M. Hood. Title Page Page 1 Personal history of Raymond M. Hood Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Concepts and theories. The American Radiator Building, a striking story black and gold tower, is one of the finest and most significant skyscrapers in Manhattan.

Design­ ed by Raymond M. Hood and built inthe American Radiator Building initiated a new trend in skyscraper .- Explore Publika Bokuchava's board "Raymond Hood" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Architecture, Building, Chicago tribune newspaper.7 pins.The American architect, Raymond Hood, is celebrated as the 20th-century’s greatest molder of skyscraper form, who worked primarily in the Art Deco -known for designing the Tribune Tower in Chicago, the architect was born on Main Pawtucket, Rhode Island.