Shopping and American Architecture, 1925-1956
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||University of Minnesota Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $35.00|
| Book Description: |
In Pedestrian Modern, David Smiley reveals how the design for places of consumption--stores and shopping centers--informed emerging modernist tenets. Tracing the history of architecture's relationship with retail environments during a time of significant transformation in urban centers and in open suburban landscapes, Pedestrian Modern expands and qualifies the making of American modernism.