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Buildings and landmarks of 19th-century America : American society revealed / Elizabeth B. Greene.

Author/creator Greene, Elizabeth B. author.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication Info Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2017.
Description1 online resource
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Contents Part I. Civic architecture -- United States Capitol [Washington, DC, 1793-1960] -- White House [Washington, DC, 1800] -- University of Virginia Rotunda [Charlottesville, Virginia, 1826] -- Erie Canal [Albany, New York, to Buffalo, New York, 1825] -- Snug Harbor "Temple Row" [Staten Island, New York, 1831] -- Smithsonian Institution Building ("The Castle") [Washington, DC, 1855] -- Central Park [New York, New York, 1857] -- Richardson Olmsted Complex (former Buffalo State Hospital) [Buffalo, New York, 1870] -- Memorial Hall Centennial Exhibition [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1876] -- Iolani Palace [Honolulu, Hawaii, 1879] -- Easton Railroad Station [Easton, Massachusetts, 1881] -- Brooklyn Bridge [Brooklyn, New York, 1883] -- Statue of Liberty [New York, New York, 1886] -- Carnegie Library [Braddock, Pennsylvania, 1889] -- Hull House [Chicago, Illinois, 1856, 1889] -- World's Columbian Exhibition, Palace of Fine Arts Building, (currently Museum of Science and Industry) [Chicago, Illinois, 1893] -- Part II. Commercial architecture -- Boott Mill [Lowell, Massachusetts, 1835] -- Ford's Theatre [Washington, DC, 1863] -- Madison Square Garden [New York, New York, 1879, 1890] -- Wainwright Building [St. Louis, Missouri, 1891] -- Marshall Field Department Store [Chicago, Illinois, 1892] -- Bradbury Building [Los Angeles, California, 1893] -- Part III. Domestic architecture -- Evergreen Plantation [Wallace, Louisiana, 1832] -- Slave quarters, Evergreen Plantation [Wallace, Louisiana, ca. 1845] -- Lyndhurst [Tarrytown, New York, 1838] -- Kit Carson House [Taos, New Mexico, 1843] -- Walden Pond Cabin [Concord, Massachusetts, 1845] -- Longwood Octagon House [Natchez, Mississippi, 1859] -- Orchard Street (currently the Lower East Side Tenement Museum) [New York, NY, 1863] -- Mark Twain House [Hartford, Connecticut, 1874] -- Emlyn Physick House [Cape May, New Jersey, 1879] -- Home and Tower Buildings [Brooklyn, New York, 1879] -- Pullman Illinois Clock Tower and Administration Building [Pullman, Illinois, 1880] -- Dakota Apartments [New York, New York, 1880-1884] -- Glenmont, Thomas Edison Estate [West Orange, New Jersey, 1887] -- Frank Reed Three Decker House [Worcester, Massachusetts, 1888] -- The Breakers [Newport, Rhode Island, 1893] -- Dowse Sod House [Comstock, Nebraska, 1900] -- Part IV. Fortifications -- Fort Clatsop [Astoria, Oregon, 1805] -- Fort Sumter [Charleston, South Carolina, 1829] -- Religious and funerary architecture -- New Harmony [Harmony Township, Indiana, 1825] -- Round Stone Barn, Hancock Shaker Village [Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 1826] -- Mount Auburn Cemetery [Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1831] -- Mormon Tabernacle [Salt Lake City, Utah 1864-67] -- Trinity Church [Boston, Massachusetts, 1877].
Abstract This book provides many examples that include homes, office buildings, recreational spaces, military sites, religious buildings, and other landmarks in a variety of geographical locations, discussing the background, architecture, and cultural significance of each.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
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Issued in other formPrint version: Greene, Elizabeth B. Buildings and landmarks of 19th-century America. Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2017 9781440835728
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2017014334
ISBN9781440835735 (ebook)
ISBN144083573X (ebook)
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