47 buildings of the time, selected for their special distinction by the Museum of Modern Art and its Architecture Committee. Houses, schools, shops, skyscrapers, bridges, industrial structures, city hall and more. The European modern, International style, Art Deco and Streamline Moderne influence are evident in early American modern architectural design.
Contents: Acknowledgments , Preface , Built in USA. - Since 1932 , Examples , Biographical Index , Architectural Exhibitions and Publications , Glossary.
Architects include : Gregory Ain, Robert Alexander, Pietro Belluschi, Marcel Breuer, Thomas Church, Gardner Dailey, John Funk, Philip Goodwin, Walter Gropius, Harwell Hamilton Harris, Raymond Hood, George Howe, Robert Allan Jacobs, Philip Johnson, Albert Kahn, Ely Jacques Kahn, Louis Kahn, Carl Koch, William Lescaze, Edwin Merrill, John Merrill, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Richard J. Neutra, N.A. Owings, Eero Saarinen, Eliel Saarinen, Louis Skidmore, Raphael Soriano, Edward Durrell Stone, Hugh Stubbins, Frank Lloyd Wright, William Wilson Wurster, and many more.