Chicago Architecture Foundation

At the end of World War 1 America became increasingly standardized monotonous assembly lights in harsh working conditions caused Americans to shift their attention towards leisure time activities a culture of consumerism emerged and AmericaThe new technologies such as automobiles movies and radio to feel their leisure time and their homes these technologies help connect people throughout the nation and spread NASCAR races including the Charleston flapper dresses and Jazz the spirit of the Roaring Twenties was reflected in its decorative style art deco the stylTips included abstract shapes as well as images of new transportation and technology wanting everything on the lavish lobbies of soaring skyscrapers to the smooth surfaces of simple household items art deco celebrated modern life in the machine Age art deco also represented a sense of excitement for the future in Chicago and do leaders bling in body the cities rising wealth and prosperity architects Holyrood invision to structure a centrally modelling character majestic and it is dignity in size and dominant in its unchanging beauty in the financial district the buildings monumental appearance was iBuilding setbacks were a result of volume restrictions established in 1923 these restrictions governing the buildings height footprint and mass creating an entirely new architectural Forum in the pre Great DepressionRasheed building the contrast of the building simple silhouette to the more classically ornate surrounding buildings makes thTrade Elaine work at the foot of LaSalle Street in Staines as a testament to the errors fixation with power and capitalism