January 12 Lecture at the Goethe-Institut Chicago: Richard Neutra Bridging American and European Modern Architecture

Wie Baut Amerika. Stuttgart: Julius Hoffman, 1927

I lectured on Richard Neutra’s own ‘crossroad’ in America, Chicago, where he arrived “one drizzly morning at the Illinois Central depot” in 1924: Chicago, where Frank Lloyd Wright, Adolf Loos, Louis Sullivan, and Jane Addams all converged in that

Pescher House, garden meadow elevation. Photo by BLamprecht

great city where the American heartland met  the steel skyscraper and fell in love … Please see http://www.wbez.org/story/barbara-lamprecht-cross-pollination-american-and-european-architecture-shown-through-work-rich

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