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Cincinnati Art Deco

Author : Steven J. Rolfes
ISBN : 9781439646120
Genre : Architecture
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Art Deco, daring and almost defiant in its optimism, reflected the spirit of a restless time. Bursting forth in the midst of the Roaring Twenties, an age when there seemed to be no limits, this new art form was both elegant and modern. Cincinnati is fortunate to have three stunning examples of this unique style: the sophisticated Hilton Netherland Plaza hotel, the overwhelming Cincinnati Times-Star Building, and the Union Terminal. Beyond these giants, the Greater Cincinnati region is studded with many other breathtaking examples of Art Deco, from a water tower decorated with Christmas lights to stunning neighborhood theaters and apartment buildings to mythological creatures guarding a Masonic temple in northern Kentucky. There is no doubt that Art Deco is alive and well in Cincinnati, so grab a hip flask of bathtub gin, put on some Glenn Miller, and explore the elegance and history of Cincinnati Art Deco.
Category: Architecture

American Art Deco

Author : Alastair Duncan
ISBN : 0810923491
Genre : Art
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Category: Art

Art Deco In America

Author : Eva Weber
ISBN : 0671808044
Genre : Art
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Examines the influence of the art deco style on American painting, sculpture, architecture, furniture, graphic art, and industrial design during the 1920s and 1930s
Category: Art

Cincinnati Union Terminal

Author : Gibson Yungblut
ISBN : 0967612500
Genre : Architecture
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Category: Architecture

Architecture In Cincinnati

Author : Sue Ann Painter
ISBN : UOM:39015066816904
Genre : Architecture
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Architecture in Cincinnati is more than a history of urbanization and a history of local architecture. It is also about the process of creating a built environment as part of the process of building a community in post-Revolutionary America. It is about building a place with the unlikely name of Cincinnati. Book jacket.
Category: Architecture

The Fleischmann Yeast Family

Author : P. Christiaan Klieger
ISBN : 9781439615140
Genre : Business & Economics
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Fleischmann is a brand name that everyone recognizes, even if they have never baked bread from scratch, drunk a Fleischmann’s gin and tonic, or used their vinegar and margarine. Charles Fleischmann, in fact, pretty much invented the brand name and this continued recognition is testimonial to his genius. At one time, teenagers around the country ate fresh yeast cakes by the millions to improve their skin, and corporate success was measured in pound of live yeast consumed per capita. And the great Fleischmann distilleries kept America jolly from 1870 to Prohibition and afterward. Charles Fleischmann and his brothers, sons, daughter, and grandsons amassed a fortune that would be easily equivalent to the billionaires of today—and it all started through the scientific husbandry of a tiny one-celled fungus known as yeast. Add sugar and water, and you get alcohol and more yeast—simple—alter it slightly and you get vinegar. Multiply it times a million and you have the beginnings of the modern industrial food industry in America. This book is a snapshot of a unique family from Central Europe that changed the way America cooked. A family business from the Civil War until the start of the Depression, Fleischmann’s created the giant food conglomerate Standard Brands, which was in-turn gobbled up by Nabisco in the 1980s. In its long history, it literally invented the coupon premium, the give-away recipe book, and state fair bake-offs. This is a story of a talented, generous, outrageously successful family, and of a brand name that still conjures up delicious memories of freshly baked bread and a most happy well being. The Fleischmann story is America at its finest.
Category: Business & Economics

Design Review

Author : Brenda C. Scheer
ISBN : 9781461526582
Genre : Political Science
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That the topic ofdesign review is somehow trou My biases are clearfrom the start: I am among blesome is probably one thing all readers can those who believe that, despite all signals to the contrary, the physical structure of our environ agree on. Beyond this, however, I suspect pros pects of consensus are dim. Differing opinions ment can be managed, and that controlling it is on the subject likely range from those desiring the key to the ameliorationofnumerous problems control tothosedesiringfreedom. Saysonecamp: confronting society today. I believe that design our physical and natural environments are going can solve a host ofproblems, and that the design to hell in a hand basket. Says the other: design of the physical environment does influence be review boards are only as good as their members; havior. more often than not their interventions produce Clearly, this is a perspective that encompasses mediocre architecture. more than one building at a time and demands As a town planner and architect, I am sympa that each building understand its place in a larger thetic to the full range of sentiment. Perhaps a context-the city. Indeed, anyone proposing discussion of these two concepts-control and physical solutions to urban problems is designing freedom-and their differences would now be or, as may seem more often the case, destroying useful. But let me instead suggest that both posi the city.
Category: Political Science

Art Nouveau

Author : Gabriel P. Weisberg
ISBN : 9781135023133
Genre : Social Science
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First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Category: Social Science