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 Building Chicago: The Architectural Masterworks John Zukowsky Gary T. Johnson The Chicago History Museum 9780847848706
Building Chicago presents the best of this country's first city of architecture. Colloquially known as America's -second city, - Chicago is widely regarded as this country's crown jewel when it comes to architecture. The roster of masters who have helped shape its skyline and streetscape stands as a who's who of the architectural pantheon from the last two hundred years, from Louis...
cena: 1693
    
Building Chicago: The Architectural Masterworks
 Biltmore Estate Ellen Erwi Ellen Erwin Rickman 9780738517490
Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina, has captured the fascination of people everywhere for over 100 years. Created in the 1890s by George Washington Vanderbilt, a member of one of America's wealthiest families, the estate combined a 250-room French Renaissance-style chateau with 125,000 acres of gardens, forests, and working farms. Biltmore House served as Vanderbilt's primary residence...
cena: 539
    
Biltmore Estate
 Chicago's Mansions John Graf 9780738533612
Chicago is known throughout the world for its architecture. Although many people are familiar with the city's skyscrapers and public buildings, they often overlook or are unaware of Chicago's mansions that are located throughout the city. These mansions represent Chicago's past and its future, and it can even be said that they are the very embodiment of Chicago and its architecture. These...
cena: 539
    
Chicago's Mansions
 Brunelleschi's Cupola: Past and Present of an Architectural Masterpiece Giovanni Fanelli 9788885957916
This two-part volume offers an innovative analysis and interpretation of Brunelleschi's masterpiece. Part One, which is richly illustrated with iconographic material, traces the design and construction phases of this magnificent building and explores its impact on figurative and literary culture down the ages. With the aid of original charts and diagrams, Part Two provides a thorough analysis of...
cena: 459
    
Brunelleschi's Cupola: Past and Present of an Architectural Masterpiece
 Green-Wood Cemetery Alexandra Kathryn Mosca 9780738556505
For generations, Green-Wood Cemetery has played an integral part in New York City s cultural history, serving as a gathering place and a cultural repository. Situated in the historic borough of Brooklyn, the thousands of graves and mausoleums within the cemetery s 478 acres are tangible links and reminders to key events and people who made New York City and America what it is today. The monuments...
cena: 539
    
Green-Wood Cemetery
 Brierfield: Plantation Home of Jefferson Davis Jr. Frank Edgar Everett 9781604733754
This is the story of a house, -Brierfield,- and incidentally of a man, Jefferson Davis, and his family. The author traces the story of -Brierfield- from its construction in the antebellum period to its final disappearance in the twentieth century, a victim of war, floods, and fire. Most people associate Jefferson Davis with -Beauvoir,- his home on the Mississippi Gulf Coast in the years after...
cena: 677
    
Brierfield: Plantation Home of Jefferson Davis
 Versailles: A Biography of a Palace Tony Spawforth 9780312603465

Called "fast-paced" (Kirkus Reviews) and "highly engrossing" (Publishers Weekly), this is the behind-the-scenes story of the world's most famous palace.

The story of Versailles is one of high historical drama mixed with the high camp and glamour of the European courts, all in an iconic home for the French arts. The palace itself has been radically altered since 1789....

cena: 539
    
Versailles: A Biography of a Palace
 The Heritage of Longwood William L. Whitwell 9781604733983

Longwood in Natchez, Mississippi, is a celebration of American eccentricity. Dr. Haller Nutt, who made a fortune in cotton during the pre-Civil War boom, wanted a home that would be different, one with -character.- His dream was romantic--to evoke past cultures by using the best from any era.

A Philadelphia architect, Samuel Sloan, published a work in 1851 called The Model Architect...

cena: 677
    
The Heritage of Longwood
 Birmingham Landmarks: People and Places of the Magic City Victoria G. Myers 9781596297388
Though the landscape has certainly changed, many of Birmingham s early landmarks testaments to the steelworkers who built the city after the Civil War, as well as those who have since prospered here remain. In Birmingham Landmarks, Alabama native Victoria Myers explores the Magic City s most prominent industrial and cultural features. Step back in time to discover Rickwood Field, one of America s...
cena: 494
    
Birmingham Landmarks: People and Places of the Magic City
 Circling the Savannah: Cultural Landmarks of the Central Savannah River Area Tom Mack Dr Tom Mack 9781596298323
The Central Savannah River Area is famous for the sand hills that frame both sides of the great river dividing South Carolina and Georgia. Professor and journalist Dr. Tom Mack presents his favorite places in this storied region, from the grand architectural remnants of Aiken's winter colony to Woodrow Wilson's boyhood home in Augusta. Explore Edgefield, where the cemeteries are storytellers;...
cena: 494
    
Circling the Savannah: Cultural Landmarks of the Central Savannah River Area
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