The Urban Department Store in America, 1850–1930

The Urban Department Store in America, 1850–1930

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In the late nineteenth century, the urban department store arose as a built artifact and as a social institution in the United States. While the physical building type is the foundation of this comprehensive architectural study, Iarocci reaches beyond the analysis of the brick and mortar to reconsider how the a€˜spaces of sellinga€™ were culturally-produced spaces, as well as the product of interrelated economic, social, technological and aesthetic forces.Brothers and Marshall Fields in Chicago, Gimbela#39;s and Kauffmanna#39;s in Pittsburgh, and Rich Brothers and Davison-Paxon in Atlanta.25 As patrons of the new art, these ... exhibits like the a€œLivable Housea€ in the Abraham aamp; Straus store that opened in Brooklyn, New York in August of 1920. ... interior decorating department inhabited by senior decorators who would provide free, at-home consultations byanbsp;...

Title:The Urban Department Store in America, 1850–1930
Author: Dr Louisa Iarocci
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2014-12-28

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