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Building Suburbia
Building Suburbia
Written by Dolores Hayden
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307515261
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Building Suburbia
Green Fields and Urban Growth, 1820-2000
Written by Dolores Hayden


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2009
Price: $14.99

A lively history of the contested landscapes where the majority of Americans now live, Building Suburbia chronicles two centuries in the birth and development of America’s metropolitan regions.

From rustic cottages reached by steamboat to big box stores at the exit ramps of eight-lane highways, Dolores Hayden defines seven eras of suburban... Read more >
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New York Transformed
New York Transformed
Written by Peter Pennoyer and Anne Walker, Foreword by Robert A. M. Stern
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933803
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New York Transformed
The Architecture of Cross & Cross
Written by Peter Pennoyer and Anne Walker
Foreword by Robert A. M. Stern


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $60.00

The architects Cross & Cross shaped the streetscape and skyline of New York City in the 1920s and 1930s with Upper East Side townhouses and apartment buildings, the RCA Victor Building, and Tiffany’s flagship store on 57th Street.
 
Working through a period of American history that saw dramatic change... Read more >
Edith Wharton at Home
Edith Wharton at Home
Written by Richard Guy Wilson, Photographed by John Arthur, Introduction by Pauline C. Metcalf
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933285
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Edith Wharton at Home
Life at the Mount
Written by Richard Guy Wilson
Photographed by John Arthur
Introduction by Pauline C. Metcalf


Format: Hardcover, 188 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $45.00

The Mount, Edith Wharton’s country place in the Berkshires, is truly an autobiographical house. There Wharton wrote some of her best-known and successful novels, including Ethan Frome and House of Mirth. The house itself, completed in 1902, embodies principles set forth in Wharton's famous book The Decoration of Houses, and the... Read more >
Fallingwater Rising
Fallingwater Rising
Written by Franklin Toker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375710155
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Fallingwater Rising
Frank Lloyd Wright, E. J. Kaufmann, and America's Most Extraordinary House
Written by Franklin Toker


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2005
Price: $28.95

Fallingwater Rising is a biography not of a person but of the most famous house of the twentieth century. Scholars and the public have long extolled the house that Frank Lloyd Wright perched over a Pennsylvania waterfall in 1937, but the full story has never been told.

When he got the... Read more >
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The Pentagon
The Pentagon
Written by Steve Vogel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812973259
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The Pentagon
A History
Written by Steve Vogel


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2008
Price: $18.00

The creation of the Pentagon in seventeen whirlwind months during World War II is one of the great construction feats in American history, involving a tremendous mobilization of manpower, resources, and minds. In astonishingly short order, Brigadier General Brehon B. Somervell conceived and built an institution that ranks with the White... Read more >
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Capital Views
Capital Views
Written by James M. Goode
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588343314
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Capital Views
Historic Photographs of Washington, DC, Alexandria and Loudoun County, Virginia, and Frederick County, Maryland
Written by James M. Goode


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $39.95

Metropolitan areas change over the time. These changes come together and create a city's character and personality. Renowned Washington, DC, historian James Goode has assembled an incredible collection of images that look back at a Washington before it developed into the international metropolitan city it is today. The impactful historic photography... Read more >
Grand Avenues
Grand Avenues
Written by Scott W. Berg
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ISBN: 9780307556486
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Grand Avenues
The Story of Pierre Charles L'Enfant, the French Visionary Who Designed Washington, D.C.
Written by Scott W. Berg


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2009
Price: $13.99

In 1791, shortly after the United States won its independence, George Washington personally asked Pierre Charles L’Enfant—a young French artisan turned American revolutionary soldier who gained many friends among the Founding Fathers—to design the new nation's capital. L’Enfant approached this task with unparalleled vigor and passion; however, his imperious and unyielding... Read more >
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Traditional Now
Traditional Now
Written by David Kleinberg, Contribution by Chesie Breen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933223
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Traditional Now
Interiors by David Kleinberg
Written by David Kleinberg
Contribution by Chesie Breen


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $60.00

“Beauty meets quality of life.” This is the mantra David Kleinberg adopted from his sixteen-year tenure at the venerable design firm Parish-Hadley, and it is the mantra that guided his own firm, David Kleinberg Design Associates, in its rise to the top of the interior design hierarchy. In Traditional Now, the... Read more >
Makers of Modern Architecture
Makers of Modern Architecture
Written by Martin Filler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590172278
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Makers of Modern Architecture
From Frank Lloyd Wright to Frank Gehry
Written by Martin Filler


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: July 17, 2007
Price: $27.95

Everyone knows what modern architecture looks like, but few understand how this revolutionary new form of building emerged little more than a century ago or what its aesthetic, social, even spiritual aspirations were. Through illuminating studies of the leading men and women who forever changed our built environment, veteran architecture critic... Read more >
Morocco
Morocco
Written by Achva Benzinberg Stein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580931946
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Morocco
Courtyards and Gardens
Written by Achva Benzinberg Stein


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2007
Price: $50.00

In the North African land of Morocco, every dar-dwelling, religious institution, or commercial building is organized around an interior, walled courtyard that provides privacy from the bustle of urban streets and an outdoor space for social interaction and tranquil meditation. Over the course of centuries, ornamental schemes have evolved to incorporate... Read more >
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