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Radford Architectural Company Collection

A work made of architectural reprographic prints..

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About this artwork

The Radford Architectural Company, based in Chicago, sold architect-designed plans for residential and commercial buildings to the American consumer, providing well-designed buildings without the cost of the architect’s fees. The company published catalogs with detailed floor plans, accompanied by renderings and estimated building costs. The blueprints and specifications in this collection are for house number 504, a three-bedroom, two-story house published in The Radford American Homes (Riverside, IL: Radford Architectural Company, 1903).

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Made 1903


Architectural reprographic prints.


1 oversize portfolio and flatfile materials

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Gift of Janet S. Bartow, 1994; purchase of the Ryerson and Burnham Libraries, 2004.

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