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Sandra L. Tatman

American architectural competition held in 1922 by the Chicago Tribune newspaper for its new corporate headquarters. The competition changed American views of European modernism and the course of American Skyscraper architecture. The 1922 Chicago Tribune Competition’s call for competitors attracted more than 260 architects from 23 countries with the offer of a $50,000 prize for the winning design. Although the company may have issued this competition as a way of attracting attention to its newspaper, competitors from around the world, drawn by what was in ...

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Mark Alan Hewitt

American architect and campus planner. Klauder was the son of Louis Klauder, a German-born furniture manufacturer, and Anna Caroline Koehler. He trained as an apprentice under the architect Theophilus P. Chandler from the age of 15, furthering his studies at the Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art in Philadelphia. Between ...

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American group of Anglican clergy, laity and theologians founded in 1848 that promoted the medieval English parish church as the preferred model for new churches in North America. Their preference reflected that of their English counterpart, the Cambridge Camden Society. They played a pivotal role in the expression of Gothic Revival architecture in America through their endorsement and promotion of scholarly publications from England on medieval architecture. Their official architect was ...