- Title Pages
- Chapter 1 October 1871
- Chapter 2 “Built Mostly of Itself”: Chicago and Clay, 1874–1891
- Chapter 3 Iron and Light: The “Great Architectural Problem” and the Skeleton Frame, 1879–1892
- Chapter 4 Steel and Wind: The Braced Frame, 1890–1897
- Chapter 5 Glass and Light: “Veneers” and Curtain Walls, 1889–1904
- Chapter 6 Steel, Clay, and Glass: The Expressed Frame, 1897–1910
- Chapter 7 Steel, Light, and Style: The Concealed Frame, 1905–1918
- Chapter 8 Power and Height: The Electric Skyscraper, 1920–1934
- Chapter 9 Chicago, 1934
- Appendix Chicago Skyscrapers, 1871–1934
- Production Credits
- Chicago Skyscrapers, 1871-1934
- University of Illinois Press
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