ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY: Progressive Architecture in The Architectural Record, 1891-1925
by Mark Hammons

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Keister, George.  “Fads in Architecture.”  Vol. I, #1 [July-September, 1891], pp. 49-61.

“The true Architect is no copyist, no stiff-thumbed duplicator of other’s details and ideas, but he who carefully studies the needs of the case before him, and plans, constructs and designs from a conviction that arises not so much from genius as from study and intelligent training, a kind of architectural conscience that abhors as a deformity, superfluous, misapplied or misplaced materials and inartistic lines and colors.”  BUT: “To sum up, then, the architectural fads of the day are of two classes.  One that comes from the indiscriminate copying of successful men’s work and reproducing details culled from striking and ornate buildings; the other from the false idea that unique and fanciful combinations constitute design.”

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bulletPage 50  (Plate, "Design for a Dining Room."  J. Armstrong Stenhouse; from the Royal Academy Exhibition, London)
bulletPage 51  (Plate, "Hallway, Residence of R. A. Ward, Esq."  Charles P. H. Gilbert, Architect; Garfield Place, Brooklyn, New York)
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bulletPage 53  (Plate, "Interior of Residence of Prof. C. E. Hart."  Henry Rutgers Marshall, Architect; New Brunswick, New Jersey)
bulletPage 54  (Plate, "Entrance to Library and Art Building."  Cyrus W. W. Eidlitz, Architect; Buffalo, New York)
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bulletPage 56  (Plate "Court House."  Curlett, Eisen and Cutherbertson, Architects; Los Angeles, California)
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bulletPage 59  (Plate, "In the Residence of C. A. Murphy, Esq."  Charles P. H. Gilbert, Architect; Montgomery Place, Brooklyn, New York)
bulletPage 60  (Plate, "Chapel of the General Theological Seminary." Charles C. Haight, Architect; New York, New York)
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