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Radford Architectural Company Collection

A work made of architectural reprographic prints..

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  • A work made of architectural reprographic prints..

Date:

c.1903

About this artwork

The Radford Architectural Company, based in Chicago, sold architect-designed plans for residential and commercial buildings to the American consumer, providing well-designed buildings without the cost of the architect’s fees. The company published catalogs with detailed floor plans, accompanied by renderings and estimated building costs. The blueprints and specifications in this collection are for house number 504, a three-bedroom, two-story house published in The Radford American Homes (Riverside, IL: Radford Architectural Company, 1903).

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

AIC Archives

Title

Radford Architectural Company Collection

Place

Riverside (Object made in)

Date

Made 1903

Medium

Architectural reprographic prints.

Dimensions

1 oversize portfolio and flatfile materials

Credit Line

Gift of Janet S. Bartow, 1994; purchase of the Ryerson and Burnham Libraries, 2004.

Reference Number

1994.6

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