Qty:1
  • List Price: $19.95
  • Save: $1.87 (9%)
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
Only 2 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
Lincoln Hall at the Unive... has been added to your Cart
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Acceptable | Details
Condition: Used: Acceptable
Comment: Blue Cloud Books. Hot deals from the land of the sun.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Lincoln Hall at the University of Illinois Paperback – January 15, 2010


See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Paperback
"Please retry"
$18.08
$13.85 $4.80

Featured College and Study Guides
Browse SAT study materials, college interview guides, and more. Learn more
$18.08 FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Only 2 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.


Editorial Reviews

Review

 

"A meticulously researched story of the planning, construction, dedication and evolution of the historic classroom building on the UI Quad. . . . Hoffmann's book makes clear that ... Lincoln Hall is a wondrous collection of art and architecture, as well as a unique tribute to Illinois' most favorite son."--The News-Gazette
--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Book Description

Lincoln Hall at the University of Illinois, named to commemorate the centennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth, was funded by the Illinois State Legislature in 1909 and dedicated in 1913 on Lincoln's birthday, February 12. In addition to its function as space for offices, classrooms, and departmental libraries, Lincoln Hall was commissioned, designed, and built to convey "the wisdom and patriotism of the democracy of learning." This spirit of freedom and equality in education was manifest in Lincoln Hall's artistic design, which features terra cotta panels depicting Lincoln's life, quotations from his writings, and portraits of prominent figures of his day.

 

Commemorating the bicentennial of Lincoln's birth, this magisterial volume chronicles the history of Lincoln Hall from its conception to its expansion and its present role on the campus. John Hoffmann identifies each of the building's historical panels and the portraits of Lincoln's contemporaries. Lavishly illustrated to show how much care was taken with the details of the design, this book provides a lasting historical record of the building's century-long place at the University of Illinois.

 

Supported by the Office of the Chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details


More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
Lincoln Hall at the University of Illinois
This item: Lincoln Hall at the University of Illinois
Price: $18.08
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com