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Buildings of Pennsylvania
Buildings of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania

Thomas, George E., Ricci, Patricia, Thomas, J. Bruce, Janosov, Robert, Newman, Larry, Webster, Richard J.

This latest volume in the Society of Architectural Historians’ Buildings of the United States series follows the Pennsylvania migration narrative in broad swathes: Philadelphia...


Looking beyond the Icons
Looking beyond the Icons

Midcentury Architecture, Landscape, and Urbanism

Longstreth, Richard

Renowned for his extensive work in architectural history and historic preservation as an educator, scholar, activist, and public lecturer, Richard Longstreth is one of the most...


Mountain Lake Symposium and Workshop
Mountain Lake Symposium and Workshop

Art in Locale

Risatti, Howard, Kass, Ray

Contemporary art, interdisciplinary research, traditional Appalachian culture, and advanced technology converge in The Mountain Lake Symposium and Workshop: Artists in...


Dream House
Dream House

An Intimate Portrait of the Philip Johnson Glass House

Tutter, Adele

Famous for its transparency, the Philip Johnson Glass House--the icon of modernism that Vincent Scully called "the most conceptually important house of the century"--has...


Indoor America
Indoor America

The Interior Landscape of Postwar Suburbia

Vesentini, Andrea

Cars, single-family houses, fallout shelters, air-conditioned malls—these are only some of the many interiors making up the landscape of American suburbia. Indoor America...


A Noble Pursuit
A Noble Pursuit

English Silver from the Rita Gans Collection at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Hartop, Christopher

In 1997 Rita Gans generously gave the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts an outstanding array of English silver from the collection she and her late husband, Jerome, had amassed over...


Epic Landscapes
Epic Landscapes

Benjamin Henry Latrobe and the Art of Watercolor

Sienkewicz, Julia A.

Winner of College Art Association’s Wyeth Foundation for American Art Publication Grant

Epic Landscapes is the first study devoted to architect Benjamin Henry...


Trojan Goat
Trojan Goat

A Self-Sufficient House

Quale, John D.

The first volume in the Urgent Matters series, Trojan Goat: A Self-Sufficient House traces the design and construction of the University of Virginia’s whimsically named...


Jazz Scrapbook

Bill Russell and Some Highly Musical Friends

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The Log Cabin
The Log Cabin

An American Icon

Hoagland, Alison K.

For roughly a century, the log cabin occupied a central and indispensable role in the rapidly growing United States. Although it largely disappeared as a living space, it lived...


Ernie K-Doe

The R&B Emperor of New Orleans

Sandmel, Ben

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San Francisco
San Francisco

A Map of Perceptions

Ponsi, Andrea

San Francisco is a city designed for artists and wanderers. From North Beach, to Chinatown, to the cold, rough surf of Ocean Beach, to Marin, both visitors and lifelong...


American Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
American Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
O'Leary, Elizabeth, Yount, Sylvia, Rawles, Susan J., Curry, David Park

With this publication, produced in conjunction with the largest expansion in the history of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the full scope of the museum’s outstanding...


Buildings of Pittsburgh
Buildings of Pittsburgh
Toker, Franklin

At the forefront of national and international change, Pittsburgh has long been portrayed as a place for innovative architecture. From its origins as a fort built in 1753 at...


Buildings of Savannah
Buildings of Savannah
Williams, Robin B.

Winner of Best Guidebook Award 2018 from the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians

While Savannah's famous urban plan is rightly renowned in many...


Tigers and Sails and ABC Tales
Tigers and Sails and ABC Tales
Twiggs, Ruth

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The Last Undiscovered Place
The Last Undiscovered Place
Leff, David K.

With warmth and a keen eye for the nuances of history and place, David K. Leff offers this affectionate, insightful portrait of his adopted home of Collinsville, Connecticut, a...


Imagining Eden
Imagining Eden

Connecting Landscapes

Gomes, Lyle

"Because Eden’s genius resides in imagination, it is a mobile spirit; always found in place but never confined by place. The spirit of Eden migrates within us, animated through...


Biography of a Tenement House in New York City
Biography of a Tenement House in New York City

An Architectural History of 97 Orchard Street

Dolkart, Andrew S.

"I trace my ancestry back to the Mayflower," writes Andrew S. Dolkart. "Not to the legendary ship that brought the Pilgrims to Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1620, but to the more...


Structural Intuitions
Structural Intuitions

Seeing Shapes in Art and Science

Kemp, Martin

"All great achievements of science must start from intuitive knowledge," wrote Albert Einstein. In Structural Intuitions, a fascinating exploration of the commonalities...


Analogy and Design
Analogy and Design
Ponsi, Andrea

Analogical thought is fundamental to creativity. The use of analogy can help to solve problems, make connections between disciplines, and use those relations to form original...


Buildings of Vermont
Buildings of Vermont
Andres, Glenn M., Johnson, Curtis B.

Most picture Vermont with handsome barns overlooking rolling pastures, white country churches punctuating hillsides of blazing maples, and small villages clustered around...


Drone Art

Low Altitude Landscapes

Vigour, John

The wide-angle aerial photographs collected here display the Commonwealth’s beauty as never seen before. Shot using a camera on a bird-sized model helicopter, these panoramic...


Train Time
Train Time

Railroads and the Imminent Reshaping of the United States Landscape

Stilgoe, John R.

Unlike many United States industries, railroads are intrinsically linked to American soil and particular regions. Yet few Americans pay attention to rail lines, even though...


Detached America
Detached America

Building Houses in Postwar Suburbia

Jacobs, James A.

During the quarter century between 1945 and 1970, Americans crafted a new manner of living that shaped and reshaped how residential builders designed and marketed millions of...


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