Unbuilt America

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Unbuilt America
Unbuilt America -- Forgotten Architecture in the United States from Thomas Jefferson to the space age.jpg
Hardcover edition
Author Alison Sky, Michelle Stone
Country United States
Language English
Subject Architecture
Publisher Abbeville Press
Publication date
1976
ISBN 978-0-89659-341-1
OCLC 8974846
720/.973 19
LC Class NA705 .S55 1983

Unbuilt America: Forgotten Architecture in the United States from Thomas Jefferson to the space age is a 1976 book by Alison Sky and Michelle Stone. The book describes and shows plans of buildings and monuments, that were planned but never built, throughout the first two centuries of the history of the United States. Projects featured in book include rejects entries for building competitions like the New York Crystal Palace and the Chicago Tribune Tower and unrealized projects by architects like Frank Lloyd Wright and Siah Armajani.

It was reviewed in New York Affairs by Cora Angier Sowa;[1] a 2007 exhibition at Georgia Tech called Unbuilt Atlanta cited the book as its inspiration.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cora Angier Sowa (1977). "Review of Unbuilt America". New York Affairs. Retrieved 2009-08-30. 
  2. ^ "College of Architecture & GT Events". Georgia Tech College of Architecture. September 2007. Retrieved 2009-08-30. 

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