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All issues include a list of building permits issued at the time, Bayern Munich Arjen Robben Soccer Jersey tidbits on historic downtown buildings, trends in architecture, new materials updates, local and national architecture news including union updates, prices of materials at the time, architectural and building notes, letter from the publisher and more.

February 1883 (Premiere Issue)
Vol. I, Issue No. 1

14 pages

In this issue:
  • Sheppard Brooks, wealthy Bostonian and owner of record of the corner lot on Dearborn and Monroe Streets at the time
  • A Reform in Suburban Dwellings by W.L.B. Jenney, Architect. Certain principles that govern all true styles of architecture
  • Interior Decoration: Its Development in America by Louis J. Millet, the use, materials and effect of European interior decoration on America
  • The Hammond Library, a gift by Col. Hammond to the Chicago Theologial Seminary on Ashland Ave., across from Union Park
  • The Calumet Club Building, an illustration by Burnham & Root Architects
  • General Sheridan's tapestry collection; illustrative scenes from the life of Alexander the Great
Advertisers: C.M. Mitchell & Co., Albert A. Riley, J.A. Colby & Co., Chicago Anderson Pressed Brick Co., T.C. Goudie, Le Roy Payne, Powers & Clark, McDonald Bros., J.J. Lockwood Hydraulic Pressed Brick, Goss & Phillips Mfg. Co., P.M. Almini Fresco Artist, Thos. Kelly & Bros., Crane Bros., S.A. Maxwell & Co., Mandel Bros., J. McDermott and Kellogg, Johnson & Bliss
March 1883
Vol. I Issue No. 2

16 pages

In this issue:
  • First series of lectures on architecture, delivered at the University of Chicago by W. L. B. Jenney, architect
  • Trade unions
  • History of Chicago Architecture
  • John M. Van Osdel
  • Decoration in America by Louis J. Millet
  • The Burlington Offices; Burlington & Quiney Railway
  • St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Riverside, IL
  • Lighting by Electricity by Professor A.A. Griffith
  • Residence of John Johnston Jr., on Dearborn Ave., Henry L. Gay, architect
  • J. McDermott, Painter and Decorator
Advertisers: True, Brunkhorst & Co., Terra-Cotta Works, Chicago Anderson Pressed Brick Co., Wight Fire-Proofing Co., Geo. H. Edbrooke, Architect, Albert A.. Riley, Grates, Mantels, J. W. Taylor, Architectural Books and Photographs, Powers & Clark, Plumbers and Gas-Fitters, Ottawa Tile Co., Fire-Proof Tile, Sypher & Co., Art Furniture, Street, Chatfield & Co., Lumber, Lath, Goss & Phillips Mfg. Co., Sash, Doors, Blinds, Phillip R. Gormully, Roofing, Galvanized Iron Cornices, Kelly, Thos. & Bros., Plumbers' Supplies, Theo. Lattan, Jr., Painter and Decorator, A. H. Andrews & Co., Office Furniture and Folding Beds, Cammeyer & Sayer, Ryder Pumping Engine, Knisely & Miller, Roofing, Galvanized Iron Cornices, J. J. Lockwood, St. Louis Hydraulic Pressed Brick, Goforth Window Co., Improvement in Window Frames, Atkinson & McFarland, Roofing, Galvanized Iron Cornices, Simmons Sash Supporters, Orr & Lockett, Builders' Hardware, Cheltenham Beach, Building Lots IV, Crane Bros. Mfg. Co., Elevators, Wrought Iron Pipe, etc
April 1883
Vol. I, Issue No. 3

16 pages

In this issue:
  • Continuing series of lectures on architecture, delivered at the University of Chicago by W. L. B. Jenney, architect, Part II
  • Street Car Propulsion by Electricity by Professor A.A. Griffith
  • L.D. Norton, ESQ. residence, E. Baumann, architect
  • History of Chicago Artchitecture, Part II, by John M. Van Osdel
  • The Chicago Art Guild
  • Railway Appliances Exposition
  • Plastered Ceilings
  • Healy & Miller Illustrations
  • The Architecture of Minneapolis
Advertisers: A.H. Andrews & Co., S.S.S. Simmons' Sash Supporters, W.F. & John Barnes Foot and Steam Power Machinery, The Ryder Hot Air Pumping Engine, Cammeyer & Sayer, Theo. Lattan, Knisely & Miller, Thos. Kelly & Bros. The Kelly Stop and Waste, E. Brown & Co. Photo Engravers, E. Brown & Co.
May 1883
Vol. I, Issue No. 4

12 pages

In this issue:
  • International Exposition at Chicago Railway Appliances
  • Continuing series of lectures on architecture, delivered at the University of Chicago by W. L. B. Jenney, architect, Part III
  • History of Chicago Architecture: Our Grain Elevators
  • Bricklayers Union Strike
  • Medical College, State University of Iowa at Iowa City, J.C. Cochrane, architect
  • Decoration in America by Louis J. Millet (3rd part)
  • The Use of Stained Glass
  • Improvement in House Drainage
  • Illustration by J.J. Wades Improved System of Plumbing & Sewerage
  • Illustration of Residence of J. H. Wrenn, ESQ., Chicago
Advertisers: Mutual Benefit Association of America, Normand S. Patton, Empire Warehouse Co., A.H. Andrews & Co., R. Philip Gormully, McCully & Miles Stained Glass, Industrial Iron Works, W.H. Chenoweth & Sons, Kinsella & Haywood, The Commercial Hotel, Mitchell, Vance & Co., Coffin, Devoe & Co.
June 1883
Vol. I, Issue No. 5

12 pages

In this issue:
  • Continuing series of lectures on architecture, delivered at the University of Chicago by W. L. B. Jenney, architect, Part IV
  • History of Chicago Architecture, Recollections of John M. Van Osdel
  • Ottawa, IL Courthouse (& illustration)
  • Art of Pure Color by John W. Root
  • The Railway Exposition
  • Lincrusta-Walton
  • Central Baptist Church, Chicago, IL (& illustration)
Advertisers: The Dudley Blind & Shutter Worker, Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railways, The Caligraph Writing Machine (early typewriters), Mitchell, Vance & Co. Gas fixtures, R. Philip Gormully, roofing, metallic skylights, cornices, Empire Warehouse, importers of Portland Cements, Norman S. Patton, architect and consulting engineer, A.H. Andrews, wood mantels
July 1883
Vol. I, Issue No. 6

16 pages

In this issue:
  • Continuing series of lectures on architecture, delivered at the University of Chicago by W. L. B. Jenney, architect, Part IV - Egypt
  • History of Chicago Architecture, Recollections of John M. Van Osdel, part V
  • The Club House at Washington Park, Chicago, IL, S.S. Beman, architect (& illustration)
  • The Art of Pure Color by John W. Root
  • Hydraulic Presed Brick
  • Fire escapes
  • Art notes
  • Lumber notes
  • Mahogany Imitation (pine and other woods)
  • Improved Universal Woodworker, Cordesman & Egan
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