The collections at Loggia explore select areas of study in art and art history, architecture and design, the decorative arts, industrial design, and classical studies such as Greek, Roman, and Celtic mythology.

Gardner's Art Through the Ages

This book is the classic reference for the study of art. It features a history of artists and their works, as well as lucid and engaging descriptions of the styles and periods of art history. Highly recommended for both students and scholars.



Early 20th Century American Architecture | an introduction to Early 20th Century American Architecture of the period lasting from approximately 1875-1945.

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Early 20th Century American Architecture
Chicago School | named for a group of Chicago area architects and engineers who utilized new construction materials and methods to produce commercial buildings of unprecedented height.

Prairie Style | identified with the master of American architecture, Frank Lloyd Wright, the Prairie Style also found its roots in Chicago and the midwest.

Art Deco | a style that derives its name from the 1925 Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes held in Paris, Art Deco was the first popular American style to break from the tradition of reviving historic styles.

International Style | named for the exhibition organized by Phillip Johnson at the Museum of Modern Art, the International Style is recognized by stark simplicity and functionalism expressed with modern structural principles and materials.

Bibliotheque | recommended books and timeless classics related to architecture, design, and art... from monographs of noted architects to reference books for students and professionals alike.

Loggia Forums | have a question about architectural history? Visit the Loggia Forums to share your thoughts in engaging discussions about the arts.

Arts & Crafts Design in America: A State-By-State Guide

The first guidebook of its kind, "Arts & Crafts Design in America" includes 250 detailed entries which describe sites open to the public and museum collections featuring whole-room interiors and objects.