ARCHITECTURAL FORUM March 1937. Kansas City Municipal Auditorium by Gentry, Voskamp & Neville of Hoit Price & Barnes.

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THE ARCHITECTURAL FORUM
March 1937

George Nelson [Associate Editor]

George Nelson [Associate Editor]: THE ARCHITECTURAL FORUM. Philadelphia: Time, Inc. [Volume 66, number 3,  March 1937].  Folio. Wire spiral binding. Thick printed wrappers. 232 pp. Text and advertisements. The spiral binding is in very good condition and does not bind any pages when opened. Yellow wrappers lightly soiled and edgeworn. First page foxed, but rest of interior bright, white and tight, thus a very good or better copy.

8.75 x 11.75 spiral-bound magazine with 232 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.

  • INDUSTRY BUILDS: O.C. Schoenwerk, The Austin Co., J. Sanford Shanley, Melvin & Harry King and other captains of industry.
  • PLANNING TECHNIQUES No. 2, SHOE STORES: H. T. Williams, Eleanor Le Maire, Allen G. Sipple, Louis H. Friedland, Burke & Kober, S. Lawrence Klein
  • HOUSES: Michael Goodman, Arthur H. Esbig, W. Dean Brown, Eldred Mowery, R. W. Miller, J. Linerd Coarroe, A. H. Ehlers, Royal Barry Wills, Richard Neutra With Peter Pfisterer
  • KANSAS CITY MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM: 13 pages and 37 b/w photographs, diagrams and plans The streamline moderne architecture showcase by Gentry, Voskamp & Neville of Hoit Price & Barnes. When the building opened in 1935, it was called by the Architectural Record "one of the 10 best buildings of the world that year." In 2000, the Princeton Architectural Press called it one of the 500 most important architectural works in the United States.
  • EARLY ARCHITECTURE OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA:
  • BUILDING MONEY:
  • MONTH IN BUILDING
  • FORUM OF EVENTS: the Willson Mobile Home; Walter Gropius comes to Harvard
  • PRODUCTS & PRACTICE:
  • BOOKS: EARLY ARCHITECTURE OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA
  • LETTERS
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