The Grand American Avenue, 1850-1920

The Grand American Avenue, 1850-1920

Book - 1994
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The individuals who transformed American cities and towns in the post-Civil War decades built their homes, with few exceptions, on America's grand avenues, such as New York's Fifth Avenue and Los Angeles's Wilshire Boulevard. This book offers essays on twelve eminent urban residential avenues, each contributed by a different scholar and accompanied by twenty to thirty duotone photographs. Originally published as the catalog for the exhibit at the Octagon Museum of the American Architectural Foundation.
Publisher: San Francisco : Pomegranate Artbooks : The Octagon, the Museum of the American Architectural Foundation, 1994.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781566406796
Branch Call Number: NA9053.S7 G72x 1994
Characteristics: xxii, 389 pages. : ill. ; 29 cm.


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