About this artwork
Practicing in the Arts and Crafts idiom, brothers Irving Kane Pond and Allen Bartlit Pond opened their Chicago architectural office in 1895. Drawn to social reform, they are best known for their ongoing association with Jane Addams’ Hull House organization in Chicago, where they contributed numerous buildings over more than a decade. Irving Pond was also a nationally recognized essayist and critic, most notably for his book The Meaning of Architecture (1918). This collection was created from various sources and includes a small group of Pond and Pond papers, a portrait of Irving K. Pond, and four photographic albums documenting the brothers’ architectural careers.
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Contact the Ryerson and Burnham Art and Architecture Archives:
- Currently Off View
- AIC Archives
- Irving Kane Pond (Architect)
- Pond and Pond Collection
- Made 1895–1938
- Correspondence, albums, and black and white photographic prints.
- 1 oversize portfolio, 2 rolled tubes, and flatfile materials: H.: 45.8 cm (18 in.)
- Gift of Irving K. Pond, n.d.; Pond and Pond, n.d.; Phillip Miller, 2009; unknown.