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Buckminster Fuller self-published 4D Time Lock in the late 1920s, calling for a new type of housing that could be constructed in a day. Answering his own call, Fuller sketched several visionary...
01. Buckminster Fuller, <em>4D Time Lock</em>. Albuquerque, New Mexico: Lama Foundation, [c.1972]
1948-1949.

The Calumet New Town plan, sponsored by General American Transportation Corporation CEO, Lester Selig, was conceived with the intent of creating a new, company town—in the...
01. Calumet New Town, Calumet, IN. "Air View of the Town" rendering, brochure, p.6, [1949].
7941 S. Halsted St. 1925 by John Eberson Closed 1970s, Demolished circa 1987; now a vacant lotThe interior of the Capitol Theater was designed to resemble an ancient Roman villa. Like many other...
01. Capitol Theater
E. Walton St. and N. Mies van der Rohe Way (formerly Seneca St.), Chicago, IL, 1974.

This unbuilt high rise bears a striking resemblance to Marina City, especially in the conspicuous...
01. Delaware-Seneca Building, Chicago, IL. Rendering, [1974].
DANIEL H. BURNHAM (1846-1912)
Burnham's impact on the built environment of Chicago and many other American cities is legendary. With partner John Root he oversaw the design and construction of...
01. Diary page for February 23, 1896
ANDREW JACKSON DOWNING (1815-1852)

Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, adapted to North America: with a View to the Improvement of Country Residences ... with...
01. Four New York State Residences, including that of Washington Irving, at lower right.
Northeast corner of Washington & Homan
1923 By Walter W. Ahlschlager
Demolished 1977; now the site of an apartment building
The Graemere was once esteemed as the West Side's...
01. Graemere Hotel
201 W. Harrison, Southwest corner at Wells
1889/1890 by Solon S. Beman
Closed 1969, Demolished 1971; now the site of an empty field
At one time, this station serviced upwards of 40...
01. Grand Central Station
415 E 24th St. (SW Corner of 24th St. & Lake Park Ave)
1920 by Schmidt, Garden & Martin
Demolished 1988; now the site of McCormick Place
The Hydrox Company was a...
01. Hydrox Company Plant
Iakov Chernikhov's use of the term "architectural fantasies" is his own, meant to describe a teaching exercise which allows a student to work out compositional problems on paper based on a set of...
01. Iakov Chernikhov, <em>Architectural Fantasies: 101 Compositions</em>. Leningrad: Mezhdunarodnaia kniga, 1933
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