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Cass Gilbert, architect

modern traditionalist

by Sharon Irish

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Published by The Monacelli Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Eclecticism in architecture -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-185) and index.

      StatementSharon Irish.
      SeriesSources of American architecture
      ContributionsGilbert, Cass, 1859-1934.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA737.G5 I74 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination194 p. :
      Number of Pages194
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL360309M
      ISBN 101885254903
      LC Control Number98020358

      Cass Gilbert papers, Correspondence, diaries, speeches, poems, articles, biographical material, financial records, and other papers relating primarily to Gilbert's career as an architect and to the Gilbert family. Correspondence pertains chiefly to his architectural plans. Named after preeminent architect Cass Gilbert (), the genius behind the Woolworth Building and many other beloved New York landmarks, this story condominium holds 45 two- and three-bedroom condominiums behind its minimalist Art Moderne façade, .

      Training as an Architect. Cass Gilbert was born in Zanesville, Ohio, and came to St. Paul with his family in He began his architectural career working for a St Paul architect, Abraham M. Radcliffe, and then studied architecture for one year at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (), a new program established by William Robert Ware (). Cass Gilbert papers, Summary Correspondence, diaries, speeches, poems, articles, biographical material, financial records, and other papers relating primarily to Gilbert's career as an architect and to the Gilbert family.

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Cass Gilbert, architect, designer of the Woolworth Building (–13) in New York City and of the United States Supreme Court Building (completed ) in Washington, D.C.

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Cass Gilbert (Novem – ) was a prominent American architect. An early proponent of skyscrapers, his works include the Woolworth Building, the United States Supreme Court building, the state capitols of Minnesota, Arkansas and West Virginia; and the Saint Louis Art Museum and Public public buildings in the Beaux Arts style reflect the optimistic American Awards: President, American Institute of.

THE CASS GILBERT SOCIETY & THE CLARENCE H. JOHNSTON SOCIETY PRESENT TWO MASTERS: The Men Behind the University of Minnesota's Architecture Saturday, Octo University of Minnesota Much of the U of M's sprawling Twin Cities campus was Cass Gilbert by two of the state's most celebrated architects: Cass Gilbert and Clarence H.

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Architect Cass Gilbert () is famous for his soaring vision and classical designs, demonstrated in such landmarks as the U.S.

Supreme Court Building in Washington, D.C., and the Woolworth Building in New York City. Gilbert first honed his craft in Minnesota from toachieving national recognition when he earned the commission to design the state's capitol building.

American architect Cass Gilbert built many of the major monuments of his generation. Inspired by design throughout the ages -- ancient Greece and Rome, medieval and Renaissance Europe, and contemporary traditions such as the Richardsonian Romanesque -- he created buildings for the sites, clients, and programs of his own time.

Gilbert began his architectural career in St. Paul, Minnesota. Cass Gilbert-Designed Works Below is a selected sample from several hundred Cass Gilbert architectural works. Information on works designed in Gilbert’s Saint Paul office is based on original research by Thomas R.

Blanck and Charles Locks, as well as sources cited with the individual ation for the other works is based on cited sources and research compiled by Sonja. Architect Cass Gilbert () is famous for his soaring vision and classical designs, demonstrated in such landmarks as the U.S.

Supreme Court Building in Washington, D.C., and the Woolworth Building in New York City. Gilbert first honed his craft in Minnesota from toachieving national recognition when he earned the commission to design the state's capitol. Books; Useful english dictionary  Cass Gilbert.

Cass Gilbert: translation. noun. United States architect who influenced the development of the skyscraper (). American architect Cass Gilbert built many of the major monuments of his generation.

Inspired by design throughout the ages -- ancient Greece and Rome, medieval and Renaissance Europe, and contemporary traditions such as the Richardsonian Romanesque -- he created buildings for the sites, clients, and programs of his own time.

Gilbert began his. "American architect Cass Gilbert built many of the major monuinents of his generation. Inspired by design throughout the ages - ancient Greece and Rome, medieval and Renaissance Europe, and contemporary traditions such as the Richandsonian Romanesque - he created buildings for the sites, clients, and programs of his own time."--BOOK JACKET.

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By Margaret Heilbrun. Columbia University Press, First Edition, First Printing. Illustrated with color and black & white photographs. Study of the New York City skyline. Issued in conjunction with an exhibit at the New York Historical Society in summer-fall Hardcover.

Cass Gilbert-designed Minnesota State Capitol, St. Paul, Minnesota. Photo by Jerry Moorman/E+ Collection/Getty Images. Long before he designed the US Supreme Court building in Washington, DC, a young Ohio-born architect named Cass Gilbert was inspired by what he saw in Chicago at the Columbian Exposition.

The mix of Classical architecture with new technologies. Professor Byard talked about the life of architect Cass Gilbert, the architect of the U.S. Supreme Court building. Although Gilbert was principal architect, he died in and did not see the.

InChief Justice William Howard Taft asked architect Cass Gilbert to plan a courthouse. The site selected faced the Capitol on First Street, Northeast. Its proximity to Union Station—convenient for out-of-town lawyers—was an important consideration. Cass Gilbert's pioneering buildings injected vitality into skyscraper design, and his "Gothic skyscraper," epitomized by the Woolworth Building, profoundly influenced architects during the first decades of the twentieth century.

Now, as the New-York Historical Society mounts a major exhibit.Architect Cass Gilbert was charged by Chief Justice Taft to design a building of dignity and importance suitable for its use as the permanent home of the Supreme Court of the United States.

6. In May Gilbert presented his preliminary sketches and plans to the Supreme Court Building Commission.The greatest pleasure of "Inventing the Skyline: the Architecture of Cass Gilbert," the exhibition that is on view at the New-York Historical Society until Janu (and that is.