Architectural Projects in the Greek Revival Style by Ammi B. Young

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1970

GUSN

GUSN-169785

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Description

In 1847, four years after designing the State Capitol in Montpelier, Vt., Ammi Burnham Young won a competition for the Customhouse in Boston. Lawrence Wodehouse takes a look at how Young used the Greek Revival style in his work with the Customhouse and his designs for the expansion of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

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Additional Identification Number

Article ID 166

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1970.060.219.001

Abstract

In 1847, four years after designing the State Capitol in Montpelier, Vt., Ammi Burnham Young won a competition for the Customhouse in Boston. Lawrence Wodehouse takes a look at how Young used the Greek Revival style in his work with the Customhouse and his designs for the expansion of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

Date Notes

Volume 60, Number 219 (Winter, 1970)

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Record Details

Originator

Lawrence Wodehouse (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1970). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England