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Author Arenson, Adam, 1978- author.

Title Banking on beauty : Millard Sheets and midcentury commercial architecture in California / Adam Arenson.

Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  701.03 AREN    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Physical description 359 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : the story, the letter, the building -- Origins : Millard Sheets, Howard Ahmanson, and architecture before the letter -- Creating the Millard Sheets studio, creating the Home Savings style -- Home Savings and the Millard Sheets Studio build new places -- Home Savings in your community amid changing circumstances -- Expansion and change after Howard Ahmanson -- Beyond Millard Sheets, beyond California -- Preservation after Home Savings -- Appendix A : list of Sheets Studio artists and contractors and home savings artists -- Appendix B : how the Sheets Studio mosaics were made, by Brian Worley, Sheets Studio artist.
Subject Sheets, Millard, 1907-1989.
Ahmanson, Howard F.
Artists -- California.
Mural painting and decoration -- California.
Bank buildings -- California.
Art and architecture.
Art and society.
ISBN 9781477315293 (cloth : alk. paper)