ARCHITECTURAL FORUM Feb. 1937. Barry M. Goldwater residence, Phoenix, AZ by H. H. Green; Walter Dorwin Teague; Gilbert Rhode, etc.

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THE ARCHITECTURAL FORUM: February 1937

George Nelson [Associate Editor]

George Nelson [Associate editor]: THE ARCHITECTURAL FORUM. Philadelphia: Time, Inc. [Volume 66, number 2,  February 1937].  Folio. Wire spiral binding. Thick printed wrappers. 202 pp. Text and advertisements. The spiral binding is in very good condition and does not bind any pages when opened. Green wrappers lightly worn.  Textblock lightly thumbed. A very good or better copy.

8.75 x 11.75 spiral-bound magazine with 202 pages of editorial content showcasing the Architectural and Industrial Design of the American Streamline Moderne Machine Age aesthetic. There are also an excellent assortment of vintage trade advertisements that espouse the depression moderne streamline aesthetic quite nicely. You have been warned.

  • GLASS: Max and Paule Ingrand's work on the S. S. Normandie;
  • SERVICE STATIONS: designs by Walter Dorwin Teague and Walter H. Wyeth, among many other uncredited designers.
  • COMPETITION: Housing competition winners: Charles Henry and Arthur Henry Screiber, Stephen Alling, Franklin Scott, Richard Neutra and others.
  • HOUSES: Henry Johanson, W. Dean Brown, Frederick Backus, H. H. Green [an ultramoderne design for Barry M. Goldwater, Phoenix , AZ!], Jerome Robert Cerny, Charles Umbrecht, Marcel Villanueva, Dwight James Baum, Edward X. Tuttle, and Donald Bickford.
  • OFFICES: Wester Union by Henry Dreyfuss, Office Of Gilbert Rohde, Office for George Bijur by Fletcher And Ellis
  • A TECHNIQUE FOR GREENBELTS II: Albert Mayer
  • PRODUCTS & PRACTICE: Plastics in Architecture [Raymond Loewy, etc.];
  • BUILDING MONEY:
  • MONTH IN BUILDING
  • FORUM OF EVENTS: Dinosaur Park  in Rapid City, South Dakota, constructed by the city of Rapid City and the Works Progress Administration, WPA Project #960.
  • BOOKS: Review of Sheldon and Martha Cheney: ART AND THE MACHINE: AN ACCOUNT OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN IN 20TH-CENTURY AMERICA. New York/London: Whittlesey House/McGraw Hill Book Company, Inc., 1936. Includes an image of the dust jacket -- the first time I have ever seen this jacket!
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