Kahn Links Pages
Detroit News RearView Mirror Project
living history project from the story and photo archives of The
Detroit News. A good starting point on the web.
Ruins of Detroit
have to see this site to believe it. A tour of urban decay, with
lots of references to the work of Albert Kahn. I've been through
the whole site and let me tell you, it is full. Of particular note
are the Industrial and Downtown Ruins sections.
Architect of Modern Times
site describes the production of a 35 minute documentary on the
life of A.K.
The firm founded by Albert Kahn carries on the business over 100 years
later. The numbers are quite impressive:
- Number of employees:340;
architects and engineers: 125;
- Ranking in
U.S.20th (Building Design & Construction, July '98);
- Revenue: $37.5
- Annual volume
of work: $850 million in construction costs.
Books on Albert
remains the address on the Internet for books. Check out the search
results for Albert Kahn- ya gotta love this technology! Simply type
in "Albert Kahn" and you're off to the races.
Albert Kahn is
very well represented on the web. If you want to see some of his
works, I'd suggest you go to one of the major search engines and
type in Albert Kahn. My preference is to use
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