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The Uses of Gothic

Jean F. Block

The Uses of Gothic

Planning and Building the Campus of the University of Chicago 1892-1932

by Jean F. Block

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Published by University of Chicago Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Higher & further education,
  • Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial, etc,
  • Public, Commercial, or Industrial Buildings,
  • Architecture,
  • Buildings,
  • Chicago,
  • Exhibitions,
  • Gothic revival (Architecture),
  • History,
  • Illinois,
  • University of Chicago

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9314511M
    ISBN 100226060047
    ISBN 109780226060040

      Uses and Adaptations of Franklin Gothic. The PBS series, The Electric Company uses Franklin Gothic as its resident type face for the content they churn out for children on television. Above shows the Franklin Gothic typeface in the directory wall of the museum of modern art.


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