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The Philadelphia Area Architecture of Horace Trumbauer (Images of America)

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Architect Horace Trumbauer (1868 & 1938) is well known for the wide range of residential, commercial, and civic structures he designed in and around Philadelphia. His works can be found along Old York Road and the Main Line, as well as in Philadelphia and Springfield Township, Montgomery County. During the American renaissance in architecture, Trumbauer masterfully interpreted the classical styles, designing many of the area's most notable structures. Captured in stunning exterior and interior photographs, The Philadelphia Area Architecture of Horace Trumbauer highlights the architect's most significant works, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Keswick Theatre, the Widener Building, Whitemarsh Hall, Lynnewood Hall, and Ardrossan.

Synopsis:

Architect Horace Trumbauer (1868-1938) is well known for the wide range of residential, commercial, and civic structures he designed in and around Philadelphia. His works can be found along Old York Road and the Main Line, as well as in Philadelphia and Springfield Township, Montgomery County. During the American renaissance in architecture, Trumbauer masterfully interpreted the classical styles, designing many of the area's most notable structures. Captured in stunning exterior and interior photographs, The Philadelphia Area Architecture of Horace Trumbauer highlights the architect's most significant works, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Keswick Theatre, the Widener Building, Whitemarsh Hall, Lynnewood Hall, and Ardrossan.

About the Author

Rachel Hildebrandt is a student at Chestnut Hill College with special interests in architecture and history. She collaborated with the Old York Road Historical Society, which was founded in 1936 to study and perpetuate the history of the communities along and adjacent to Old York Road. She has culled many of these vintage photographs from the society's collection of over 160,000 images.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780738562971
Author:
Hildebrandt, Rachel
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Author:
Old, York Road Historical Society
Author:
Old York Road Historical Society
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
United States - State & Local - Middle Atlantic
Subject:
Individual Architects & Firms - General
Subject:
History - Modern (Late 19th Century to 1945)
Subject:
Arc
Subject:
PA
Subject:
World History-General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Images of America
Publication Date:
20090231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
200, Black and White
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9.10x6.40x.40 in. .83 lbs.

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Architecture » Americas
Arts and Entertainment » Architecture » Architects
Arts and Entertainment » Architecture » History » Modern (late 19th Century to 1945)
History and Social Science » World History » General

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"Synopsis" by , Architect Horace Trumbauer (1868-1938) is well known for the wide range of residential, commercial, and civic structures he designed in and around Philadelphia. His works can be found along Old York Road and the Main Line, as well as in Philadelphia and Springfield Township, Montgomery County. During the American renaissance in architecture, Trumbauer masterfully interpreted the classical styles, designing many of the area's most notable structures. Captured in stunning exterior and interior photographs, The Philadelphia Area Architecture of Horace Trumbauer highlights the architect's most significant works, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Keswick Theatre, the Widener Building, Whitemarsh Hall, Lynnewood Hall, and Ardrossan.
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