A quest for grandeur. Charles Moore and the Federal Triangle. Photographs by Jack Boucher of the Historic American Buildings Survey.
Washington & London, Smithsonian Institution Press 1993.
Large 4to. xxi+(1)+159+(1)pp, many photo text ills. Publisher’s cloth. Roderick Gradidge’s copy.
A well-illustrated in-depth account of the efforts of Charles Moore (1855-1942), Chairman of the National Commission of Fine Arts from 1915 to 1937 and an advocate (and author) of the McMillan Plan and others to provide a fitting home for major government departments in Washington, D.C., and the design and construction of the resultant Federal Triangle by architects Adolph A. Weinman, Louis A. Simon and others.