School buildings are vitally important in American lives, yet largely invisible in the landscape of architectural studies. The schoolhouse s significance cannot be overestimated in a country where education is not only compulsory, but is also an integral part of the national self-image. Between the ages of five and eighteen, the average American child spends more time in a school building than in any other single place outside the home. With "The Chicago Schoolhouse" Dale Gyure fills a void in the architectural and ...

The Chicago Schoolhouse 2011, Center for American Places, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9781935195191