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David Lowe discusses the history and story behind the architecture of Chicago from his book "Chicago Interiors"

BROADCAST: Nov. 7, 1979 | DURATION: 00:54:39


Studs interviews David Lowe about his book, "Chicago Interiors." Studs begins the interview with John Carpenter’s “Skyscrapers.” Studs leaf’s through the book as they discuss various photos and Lowe describes the history of various structures from the book that includes Chicago history. They discuss the history of architecture in Chicago and highlight various famous architects. Lowe explains how the industrial revolution, foreign countries and the Chicago fire all influenced Chicago architecture. Studs and Lowe read from "Chicago Interiors." They reflect on the festive quality of stores and businesses and how they once were public gathering places.