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The Imperial Hotel

The Imperial Hotel


Frank Lloyd Wright and the Architecture of Unity

by Cary James

Rutland: Charles E. Tuttle, 1968. "The Imperial was the place to go in Tokyo, it has been written. 'No traveler could say he had been in Japan unless he had the prestigious Imperial sticker on his suitcase.' Although the hotel continues to be one of the finest in Tokyo, contemporary pressures  have destroyed its most famous building, the one designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The Imperial, begun in 1917, finished in 1922 and demolished in 1968, stood as one of Tokyo's chief landmarks."

Hardcover with dust jacket, with several fold-out plans and projections at back. Light shelf wear only.






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