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Mail-Order Homes
Sears Homes and Other Kit Houses
Written by Rebecca Hunter


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

At the turn of the last century, the American middle class was expanding rapidly as homesteaders moved west and as trains took travellers across the country, where they established themselves in the depot towns that erupted along train lines. With that growth came the demand for new homes, and from that... Read more >
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New Orleans Under Reconstruction

Written by Carol M. Reese, Michael Sorkin and Anthony Fontenot
Foreword by Mike Davis


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $34.95

When the levees broke in August 2005 as a result of Hurricane Katrina, 80 percent of the city of New Orleans was flooded, with a loss of 134,000 homes and 986 lives. In particular, the devastation hit the vulnerable communities the hardest: the old, the poor and the African American. The... Read more >
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Chicago's Bridges

Written by Nathan Holth


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $7.95

Stretching more than 150 miles and cutting through the city that bears its name, the Chicago River divides the Second City into the North Side and the South Side. In 1832, the first bridge across the river was constructed. In 1834, the first moveable bridge was erected. Today, Chicago is home... Read more >
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Makers of Modern Architecture, Volume II
From Le Corbusier to Rem Koolhaas
Written by Martin Filler


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $29.95

In the first volume of Makers of Modern Architecture (2007), Martin Filler examined the emergence of that revolutionary new form of building and explored its aesthetic, social, and spiritual aspirations through illuminating studies of some of its most important practitioners, from Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright to, in our own... Read more >
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Grand Avenues
Grand Avenues
Written by Scott W. Berg
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307556486
Our Price: $13.99
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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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The Church
The Church
Written by Cardinal Donald Wuerl and Mike Aquilina
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770435523
Our Price: $11.99
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The Church
Unlocking the Secrets to the Places Catholics Call Home
Written by Cardinal Donald Wuerl and Mike Aquilina


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $11.99

From the bestselling authors of The Mass, an insightful and practical guide that explores the architectural and spiritual components of the Catholic Church.

Your local church is not only a physical place, but a spiritual home. In this through-provoking book, Wuerl and Aquilina illuminate the importance of the Church in its many... Read more >
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The Artful Garden
The Artful Garden
Written by James van Sweden and Tom Christopher
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679643678
Our Price: $19.99
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The Artful Garden
Creative Inspiration for Landscape Design
Written by James van Sweden and Tom Christopher


Format: eBook0
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $19.99

“I want to put the mystery back into the heart of garden design, where it needs to be. It’s what lures you in through the gate, keeps you moving through the landscape, and fills you with excitement along the way. The sense of mystery is what turns a mere display of... Read more >
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The Unending Mystery
The Unending Mystery
Written by David W. McCullough
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307429513
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The Unending Mystery
A Journey Through Labyrinths ansd Mazes
Written by David W. McCullough


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

According to legend, anyone who wandered into the labyrinth in Ancient Crete never came out again. Some labyrinths may have offered patterns for an erotic spring dance. Those on the floors of Medieval cathedrals represent mathematical perfection–and walking their paths was a symbolic approach to the divine. From ancient Mediterranean coin... Read more >
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All Over the Map
Writing on Buildings and Cities
Written by Michael Sorkin


Format: eBook0
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $24.95

Robert Hughes once described Michael Sorkin as “unique in America––brave, principled, highly informed and fiercely funny.” All Over the Map confirms all of these superlatives as Sorkin assaults “the national security city, with its architecture of manufactured fear.” Read more >
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Walking Jane Austen's London

Written by Louise Allen


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $7.95

The London of Jane Austen's world and imagination comes to life in this themed guidebook of nine walking tours from well-known landmarks to hidden treasures --each evoking the time and culture of Regency England which so influenced Austen's wise perspective and astute insight in novels such as Pride and Prejudice. Extensively... Read more >
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