Robert Philip Gordon papers, 1963-2010

The Robert Philip Gordon papers consist of selected work from the professional career of architect, urban planner, artist, professor and Illinois Institute of Technology graduate Robert Philip Gordon. These selections may be useful to students and researchers who wish to explore this work and this period of time in Chicago history. All items in this collection are a gift of Robert Philip Gordon.

The papers are divided into five series and organized chronologically by project. These categories demonstrate the different types of work Mr. Gordon performed over the course of his career.

Series 1 (Architecture - Residential Buildings, Commercial Buildings)
Series 2 (Artwork - Chicago Drawings and Sketchbooks, Including sketches of Mayors Office meetings, Paris Etchings and Drawings, European Sketchbooks)
Series 3 (Biography - Awards, Degrees, Promotional Items)
Series 4 (Planning and Landscape Architecture - Alternatives for Planning Kenwood-Oakland (Planning Booklet 1968), The Grant Part Conservancy Drawings)
Series 5 (Publications - Books, Newspaper Articles, Graduate Thesis)

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Covered Market For Dearborn Station - Concept Sketch #1, Floor Plan
Hyde Park Health Center - Exterior
Indiana Lofts
Indiana Lofts - East View
Indiana Lofts - West View
Leon's Bar-B-Q
Leon's Bar-B-Q model, ca. 1974-1984
Leon's Bar-B-Q: View from 'The Street'
Proposed Grant Park Covered Market - Alternate Plan
Proposed Grant Park Covered Market @ 9th St.
Proposed Ninth Street Covered Market
Regents Park
Tahiti Hotel: Des Terrasses
Tahiti Hotel: Full moon dance
Tahiti Hotel: Rooms overlooking the Pacifc
Tahiti Hotel: Seaside bungalow
Tahiti Hotel: View of chute with spa in the foreground
Tahiti Hotel: Village des Pecheurs
Walton Carpet Store - Floor Plan
Walton Carpets, 1976