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01. Thomas R. Burleigh Untitled Essay.
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Thomas R. Burleigh (1919-2007).
Untitled Essay, September 18, 1998.
As an undergraduate architecture student at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) in the early 1940s,...
01. Thomas R. Burleigh <em>Untitled Essay</em>.
01. "Asbestoseal." The Master Mechanics Company; Cleveland, OH; c.1920-1922.
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Asbestos—a word now synonymous with “carcinogen”—has been used for a variety of purposes for thousands of years. Ancient Greeks and Romans referred to the material as “the magic...
01. "Asbestoseal." The Master Mechanics Company; Cleveland, OH; c.1920-1922.
08. "Solar Houses: An Architectural Lift in Living." Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Company; Toledo, OH; 1944.
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Attempts to harness the sun’s energy and blunt its potential harms have long been part of the architectural design process. Though research on developing solar cells began as early as the 19th...
08. "Solar Houses: An Architectural Lift in Living." Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Company; Toledo, OH; 1944.
03. [Cubicle curtains sample]. General Cubicle Company; Ambler, PA; c.1960s.
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Popular 1960s office colors included the primaries, avocado, gold, turquoise, orange and brown. The use of bolder colors was “perhaps a reflection of the tumultuous times.”...
03. [Cubicle curtains sample]. General Cubicle Company; Ambler, PA; c.1960s.
06. "Forecast." Knoll, Inc. East Greenville, PA; 1997.
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06.  "Forecast."  Knoll, Inc. East Greenville, PA; 1997.
02. "Just the Touch of a Finger..." The Majestic Company; Huntington, IN; c.1925.
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Originally called “motor houses” or “automobile houses,” the earliest motor car garages—built as soon as automobiles were available for sale in the late 19th century—were...
02. "Just the Touch of a Finger..." The Majestic Company; Huntington, IN; c.1925.
03. "The Coulson Patent Corner Post and Bar for Store Fronts." J.W. Coulson & Company; Columbus, OH; c.1902.
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Technical improvements in iron and glass manufacturing led to many innovations in storefront design beginning in the 1870s with the addition of ground floor display windows. Designers sought to bring...
03. "The Coulson Patent Corner Post and Bar for Store Fronts." J.W. Coulson &amp; Company; Columbus, OH; c.1902.
01. [House-shaped brochure]. William A. Radford Company; Chicago, IL; 1904
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01. [House-shaped brochure].  William A. Radford Company; Chicago, IL; 1904
09. "Mengel Wall closets, Closet Fronts, Sliding Doors." The Mengel Company; Louisville, KY; 1953.
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The earliest closets (from the Latin clausum for ‘closed’) were small, private rooms in the home used by the wealthy to enjoy books or art in solitude. Even the rich had few...
09. "Mengel Wall closets, Closet Fronts, Sliding Doors." The Mengel Company; Louisville, KY; 1953.
01d. "Arthur Todhunter Mantels." Arthur Todhunter; New York, NY; c.1910-1925.
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Fireplaces and mantels harken back to one of humankind’s earliest and most indispensible rituals: the fire gathering. Moving indoors, it evolved into the hearths of medieval Europe, and then...
01d. "Arthur Todhunter Mantels." Arthur Todhunter; New York, NY; c.1910-1925.
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