Cass Gilbert, Life and Work
Architect of the Public Domain
ISBN10: 0393730654 ISBN13: 9780393730654 Contributors: Gilbert, Cass; Flanders, Steven (Editor); Stern, Robert A. M. (Introduction) Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc Published: Nov 1 2001 Pages: 320 Weight: 2.95lbs. Height: 10.25" Width: 8.50" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
This volume examines Gilbert's work in five unique categories: the building of a national practice, an evaluation of his Minnesota State Capitol as "a defining moment" in American civic architecture, his New York career, his response to civic ideals in his plans for towns and universities, and his work in the public domain.