firm active: 1907-1921
minneapolis, minnesota :: chicago, illinois
An article titled "The American Renaissance" exalted the revivalism of historical architectural forms, and P&E took aim at the entire proposition in a piece that appeared afterwards in The Craftsman.
The idea of a Greek temple to honor the 16th American president made no sense to the Progressives. Purcell, particularly, took up the gauntlet.