Condit, Carl W.

Condit, Carl W. (Wilbur)

(1914–  ) architectural historian; born in Cincinnati, Ohio. A professor at Northwestern University (1945–82), this historian of building technology published important studies of 19th-and 20th-century American buildings and the Chicago School (1964), and technological histories of Chicago, Cincinnati, and the Port of New York.
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