Focused on Chicago, the Classicist No. 16 explores the city's rich architectural history as well as contemporary examples of classical design through professional and student portfolios as well as academic articles authored by leaders within the field. Contributors include Guest Editors Stuart Cohen and Julie Hacker of Cohen & Hacker Architects; Ann Lorenz Van Zanten, the first Curator of Architecture at the Chicago Historical Society; Jeanne Sylvester, founder of Sylvester Historic Consultants, LLC; Rolf Achilles, architectural historian and member of the board of the Richard H. Driehaus Museum and the Hegeler Carus Mansion; David Van Zanten, professor emeritus at Northerwestern University; Edward Keegan, architect and writer; and Aric Lasher, president and director of design at HBRA Architects. Original cover photography and additional interior images by James Caulfield.
1.) Letter from the Editors by Stuart Cohen and Julie Hacker2.) Charles Atwood, Daniel Burnham, and the Chicago World's Fair by Ann Lorenz Van Zanten3.) The 'Beaux-Arts Boys' of Chicago: An Architectural Genealogy, 1890-1930 by Jeanne Sylvester4.) Teaching Classicism in Chicago, 1980-1930 by Rolf Achilles5.) Frank Lloyd Wright and Beaux-Arts Design by David Van Zanten6.) Frank Lloyd Wright and the Classical Plan by Stuart Cohen7.) Chicago's Skyscraper Urbanism by Stuart Cohen8.) Modern Classicism in Chicago: 1970s-1990s by Edward Keegan9.) A Novelist of the Past Amongst Historians of the Future by Aric Lasher10.) Professional Portfolio11.) Academic Portfolio12.) Selected Bibliography on Chicago Architecture13.) Sponsors
The Guest Editors of the Classicist No. 16 are Stuart Cohen and Julie Hacker of Cohen & Hacker Architects based in Chicago, IL.