Flashcards in Chicago Tribune Tower Deck (26):
What style is Chicago Tribune Towere?
Who were the publishers of the Chicago Tribune?
Robert McCormick and Joseph Medill Patterson
How much money did the publishers of the Chicago Tribune offer?
$100,000 including $50,000 for the winning entry
How many submissions were there for Chicago Tribune Tower?
How many country's architects submitted ideas for the Chicago Tribune Tower?
Who won third place in the design of the Chicago Tribune Tower?
What designer other than Gropius submitted a design for the Chicago Tribune Tower?
Finnish architect Eliel Saarinen
Saarinen's design for the Chicago Tribune Tower was eventually used for what building?
Houstan's Gulf Building
Raymond Hood was inspired for what building by Eliel Saarinen?
The American Radiator Building in 1924
Who designed the Houston's Gulf Building?
Alfred Finn, Kenneth Franzheim and J.E.R. Carpenter in 1929
Who ran the Chicago Tribune?
Robert R. McCormick and J.M. Patterson
When did Patterson and McCormick start Chicago Tribune?
What newspaper did Patterson leave the Tribune for?
The Daily News in New York
Where was Raymond Hood born?
In Rhode Island
What two schools did Raymond Hood study at?
Brown University and M.I.T.
What Parisian school did Hood study at?
The Ecole des Beux-Arts
Who did Hood meet at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts??
John Mead Howells
Where was Howells born?
What university did Howells attend in America?
What other building did Hood and Howells design?
The Daily News Building in New York (1929)
Where is the Chicago Tribune Tower located?
On North Michigan Avenue in Chicago
How many floors is the square tower of Chicago Tribune Tower?
How tall is the Chicago Tribune Tower?
What is Incorporated into the Chicago Tribune Tower?
Gargoyles, a three story high entrance decorated with carvings representing figures from Aesop's Fables as well as rocks and other fragments around the world
What building was the tallest in the world in 1913?
Cass Gilbert's Woolworth Building