Great American houses and their architectural styles / Virginia and Lee McAlester ; photographs by Alex McLean ; drawings by Larry Boerder ; floor plans by Carol Boerder-Snyder.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-149404

Description

348 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 26 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Architecture, Domestic Themes, motives.
Interior decoration Themes, motives.

Originator

McAlester, Virginia, 1943-
McAlester, A. Lee (Arcie Lee), 1933-
McLean, Alex.

Contents

Colonial houses : Iron Works House, Saugus, Massachusette : First-period English style -- Lee House, Marblehead, Massachusetts : Georgian style -- Russell House, Charleston, South Carolina : Federal style -- Monticello, Charlottesville, Virginia : early classical revival style -- Parlange, New Roads, Louisiana : French colonial style -- Spanish Governor's Palace, San Antonio, Texas : Spanish colonial style -- Romantic houses : Melrose, Natchez, Mississippi : Greek revival style -- Lyndhurst, Tarrytown, New York : Gothic revival style -- Morse-Libby house, Portland, Maine : Italianate style -- Victorian houses : Chãateau-sur-Mer, Newport, Rhode Island : Second Empire style -- Mark Twain House, Hartford, Connecticut : stick style -- Glenmont, West Orange, New Jersey : Queen Anne style -- Naumkeag, Stockbridge, Massachusetts : shingle style -- Glessner House, Chicago, Illinois : Richardson Romanesque style --
Eclectic houses : Westbury House, Old Westbury, Long Island, New York : colonial revival style -- Whitehall, Palm Beach, Florida : neoclassical style -- Stan Hywet Hall, Akron, Ohio : Tudor style -- Biltmore, Asheville, North Carolina : chãateauesque style -- Vanderbilt House, Hyde Park, New York : beaux arts style -- Falaise, Sands Point, Long Island, New York : French eclectic style -- Vizcaya, Miami, Florida : Italian Renaissance style -- Casa del Herrero, Santa Barbara, California : Spanish eclectic style -- Dana-Thomas House, Springfield, Illinois : prairie style -- Gamble House, Pasadena, California : craftsman style -- Gropius House, Lincoln, Massachusetts : international style.

Publication

New York : Abbeville Press

Description

348 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 26 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 336-337) and index.

ISBN

1558597506 :

Call Number

Stacks NA7205.M36 1994

Places

United States

Edition

1st ed.