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Lost Detroit: Stories Behind the Motor City's Majestic Ruins
Lost Detroit: Stories Behind the Motor City's Majestic Ruins
by Dan Austin
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Lost Detroit tells the stories behind 12 of the city's most beautiful, all-but-forgotten landmarks and of the people behind them, from the day they opened to the day they closed. While these buildings might stand as ghosts of the past today, their... (read more)

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Moma Qns
Moma Qns
by Terence Riley
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How do you transform an old staple factory into temporary quarters for The Museum of Modern Art? As one of the world's foremost museums prepares to undergo massive renovations, rebuilding, and expansion, an interim space has been created in Queens, one... (read more)

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Aia Guide to the Architecture of Washington, D.C.
Aia Guide to the Architecture of Washington, D.C.
by Gerard Martin Moeller
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This lively and informative guide offers tourists, residents, and architecture aficionados alike insights into more than 400 of Washington, D.C.'s, most important landmarks. Organized into 19 discrete tours, this thoroughly redesigned and updated edition... (read more)

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Landmarks of New York III (Landmarks of New York)
Landmarks of New York III (Landmarks of New York)
by Barbaralee Diamonstein
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This is the latest edition of the acclaimed Landmarks of New York, the definitive, must-have reference book for all New York City history and architecture enthusiasts. The Landmarks of New York III expands upon the official landmarks and historic... (read more)

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The Architecture of Chicago's Loop: A Guide to the Central and Nearby Districts
The Architecture of Chicago's Loop: A Guide to the Central and Nearby Districts
by Frances H Steiner
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An ideal guide for architects, builders, and all those who are passionate about architecture, this book takes the reader through the architecture of buildings in the heart of Chicago while providing a lesson in art history. Most of the inventions of... (read more)

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Miami La Habana: Ocean Drive/El Malecon
Miami La Habana: Ocean Drive/El Malecon
by Angel Morua
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A two-tiered Panoramic look at the Havana Malecon and Miami Beach Ocean Drive. Ocean Malecon Drive forms a new urban category, seperated by almost 200 miles of sea. A fascinating parallel panorama of two iconic facades: Havana Malecon and Miami Beach... (read more)

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Biography of a Tenement House in New York City: An Architectural History of 97 Orchard Street
Biography of a Tenement House in New York City: An Architectural History of 97 Orchard Street
by Andrew Scott Dolkart
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I trace my ancestry back to the Mayflower, writes Andrew S. Dolkart. Not to the legendary ship that brought the Pilgrims to Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1620, but to the more prosaic tenement on the southeast corner of East Broadway and Clinton Street... (read more)

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The Chicago Architectural Club
The Chicago Architectural Club
by Wilbert R Hasbrouch
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In the late nineteenth century, Chicago -- the birthplace of modern architecture in the United States -- was a magnet for aspiring architects. The city was forced to rebuild after the destruction wrought by the Great Fire of 1871 and also to expand to... (read more)

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Urgent Matters: Designing the School of Architecture at Jefferson's University
Urgent Matters: Designing the School of Architecture at Jefferson's University
by Van Lengen Karen
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The dilemma of building contemporary architecture in the context of one of America's World Heritage landmarks, Thomas Jefferson's Academical Village at the University of Virginia, is the central theme of Urgent Matters. Karen Van Lengen, former dean of... (read more)

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Dr. Kimball and Mr. Jefferson: Rediscovering the Founding Fathers of American Architecture
Dr. Kimball and Mr. Jefferson: Rediscovering the Founding Fathers of American Architecture
by Hugh Howard
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When Thomas Jefferson was born, there were few high-style buildings in America, but in a lifetime full of political accomplishments, he also became the father of America's new architecture, enabling the Neoclassical to become the de facto national style... (read more)

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The Jekyll Island Cottage Colony
The Jekyll Island Cottage Colony
by June Hall Mccash
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During the Gilded Age, Jekyll Island, Georgia, was one of the most exclusive resort destinations in the United States. Owned by the most elite and inaccessible social club in America, a group whose members included Rockefellers, Pulitzers, Vanderbilts... (read more)

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Majestic Middle Tennessee
Majestic Middle Tennessee
by Reid Smith
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Targeted especially for lovers of history, architecture, or the glory days gone-by, this acclaimed series takes a detailed look at the architectural beauty and majesty of historic cities and geographic areas of the South. Much of the charm of these areas... (read more)

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One Thousand New York Buildings
One Thousand New York Buildings
by Jorg Brockman
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From skyscrapers to parking structures, from the Stock Exchange to the historic townhouses of Harlem, the buildings of New York are as diverse as its culture—and they are artfully photographed here by Jorg Brockmann. Essential information, history,... (read more)

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Aia Guide to the Architecture of Washington, D.C.
Aia Guide to the Architecture of Washington, D.C.
by Christopher Weeks
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The new edition of this popular guide is a companion for tourists and residents alike--for anyone interested in contemporary Washington and its most important architectural landmarks. The book offers concise descriptions and photos of some of the city's... (read more)

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An Architectural Guidebook to Philadelphia
An Architectural Guidebook to Philadelphia
by Francis Morrone
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Celebrated architectural writer Francis Morrone walks us through one of the nation's most historic cities. In additin to architectural, artistic, and historical insight on its characterizing landmarks, this guide involves the reader in a quest to realize... (read more)

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Tropical Deco: The Architecture and Design of Old Miami Beach
Tropical Deco: The Architecture and Design of Old Miami Beach
by Laura Cerwinske
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Born out of fantasy and speculation, designed for fun and profit, Miami Beach has been, from its inception, a city of mythical composition. Its famed Art Deco District was designated a Historic District by the National Register of Historic Places in 1979,... (read more)

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Chicago's Historic Hyde Park
Chicago's Historic Hyde Park
by Susan Oconnor Davis
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Stretching south from 47th Street to the Midway Plaisance and east from Washington Park to the lake’s shore, the historic neighborhood of Hyde Park—Kenwood covers nearly two square miles of Chicago’s south side. At one time a wealthy... (read more)

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Aia Guide to New York City
Aia Guide to New York City
by Norval White
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Hailed as "extraordinarily learned" (New York Times), "blithe in spirit and unerring in vision," (New York Magazine), and the "definitive record of New York's architectural heritage" (Municipal Art Society), Norval White and Elliot Willensky's book is an... (read more)

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An American Palace: Chicago's Samuel M. Nickerson House
An American Palace: Chicago's Samuel M. Nickerson House
by David Bagnall
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An American Palace: Chicago’s Samuel M. Nickerson House, explores the rich and varied history of one of Chicago’s grandest Gilded Age residences. Commissioned by Chicago banker Samuel M. Nickerson in 1879, the house was designed by the... (read more)

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AIA Guide to Chicago
AIA Guide to Chicago
by Alice (edt) Sinkevitch
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An unparalleled architectural powerhouse, Chicago offers visitors and natives alike a panorama of styles and forms. The third edition of the AIA Guide to Chicago brings readers up to date on ten years of dynamic changes with new entries on smaller... (read more)

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