|Statement||Proceedings editor, George McCue.|
|Contributions||McCue, George, ed., American Institute of Architects., Columbia University. Graduate School of Journalism., Columbia University. School of Architecture.|
|LC Classifications||NA9050 .P7|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 170 p.|
|Number of Pages||170|
|LC Control Number||68004045|
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