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What style is Chicago Tribune Towere?

Gothic Revival

1

Who were the publishers of the Chicago Tribune?

Robert McCormick and Joseph Medill Patterson

2

How much money did the publishers of the Chicago Tribune offer?

$100,000 including $50,000 for the winning entry

3

How many submissions were there for Chicago Tribune Tower?

263 submissions

4

How many country's architects submitted ideas for the Chicago Tribune Tower?

23 countries

5

Who won third place in the design of the Chicago Tribune Tower?

Walter Gropius

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What designer other than Gropius submitted a design for the Chicago Tribune Tower?

Finnish architect Eliel Saarinen

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Saarinen's design for the Chicago Tribune Tower was eventually used for what building?

Houstan's Gulf Building

8

Raymond Hood was inspired for what building by Eliel Saarinen?

The American Radiator Building in 1924

9

Who designed the Houston's Gulf Building?

Alfred Finn, Kenneth Franzheim and J.E.R. Carpenter in 1929

10

Who ran the Chicago Tribune?

Robert R. McCormick and J.M. Patterson

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When did Patterson and McCormick start Chicago Tribune?

In 1910

12

What newspaper did Patterson leave the Tribune for?

The Daily News in New York

13

Where was Raymond Hood born?

In Rhode Island

14

What two schools did Raymond Hood study at?

Brown University and M.I.T.

15

What Parisian school did Hood study at?

The Ecole des Beux-Arts

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Who did Hood meet at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts??

John Mead Howells

17

Where was Howells born?

In Masachusetts

18

What university did Howells attend in America?

Harvard University

19

What other building did Hood and Howells design?

The Daily News Building in New York (1929)

20

Where is the Chicago Tribune Tower located?

On North Michigan Avenue in Chicago

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How many floors is the square tower of Chicago Tribune Tower?

34 floors

22

How tall is the Chicago Tribune Tower?

463 feet

23

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

24

What building was the tallest in the world in 1913?

Cass Gilbert's Woolworth Building

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What building's Neo-Gothic style made a significant mark on the American architectural scene

Cass Gilbert's Woolworth Building