Sculpture and the Federal Triangle

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Smithsonian Institution Press, 17 set 1985 - 464 pagine
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Author Gurney pulls back the curtain shrounding Washington DC's architectural sculpture and the folks that made it happen. An invaluable research tool for those doing any related studies form this period. (1930 - 1940) Leggi recensione completa

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The Federal Triangle, a triangular-shaped complex of federal office buildings in Washington, D.C., was begun in 1926 under the leadership of Secretary of the Treasury Andrew Mellon. As the last major ... Leggi recensione completa

Indice

Foreword
9
Acknowledgments
17
THE BEGINNINGS OF ARCHITECTURAL SCULPTURE
27
The Public Buildings Act
47
THE FIRST PHASE OF CONSTRUCTION
85
The Department of the Post Office Building
125
The Department of Justice Building
157
Notes
413
Sources
451
Index
457
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