the architectural jewels of rochester new hampshire a history of the built environment

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The Architectural Jewels Of Rochester New Hampshire

Author : Michael Behrendt
ISBN : 9781625843395
Genre : Architecture
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Rochester may be better known for its rolling hills and lilac fields than for its architecture, but look closely and the city’s hidden gems reveal themselves. In this survey of Rochester’s historic architectural elements and styles, city planner Michael Behrendt encourages you to “slow down, look round...check out the fancy cornices on North Main Street and admire the brickwork on the few remaining mill structures.” Impress your neighbors by pointing out the Italianate, Queen Anne, Georgian or Federal styles of their houses and identifying the mansard roofs, oriel windows and porticos around town. Drawing from his series of articles written for the Rochester Times, Behrendt examines everything from barns, churches and schoolhouses to the prominent Rochester Opera House. Discover Rochester’s history as written in brick and stone, marble and mortar.

Comme D Or

Author : Michael Behrendt
ISBN : 0615545114
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The history of Holy Rosary Credit Union, founded in 1962 in Rochester, New Hampshire. The book chronicles Rochester's Franco-American movement and the institution they founded.

Delta Jewels

Author : Alysia Burton Steele
ISBN : 9781455562831
Genre : Social Science
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Inspired by memories of her beloved grandmother, photographer and author Alysia Burton Steele--picture editor on a Pulitzer Prize-winning team--combines heart-wrenching narrative with poignant photographs of more than 50 female church elders in the Mississippi Delta. These ordinary women lived extraordinary lives under the harshest conditions of the Jim Crow era and during the courageous changes of the Civil Rights Movement. With the help of local pastors, Steele recorded these living witnesses to history and folk ways, and shares the significance of being a Black woman--child, daughter, sister, wife, mother, and grandmother in Mississippi--a Jewel of the Delta. From the stand Mrs. Tennie Self took for her marriage to be acknowledged in the phone book, to the life-threatening sacrifice required to vote for the first time, these 50 inspiring portraits are the faces of love and triumph that will teach readers faith and courage in difficult times.

Louis Kahn S Situated Modernism

Author : Sarah Williams Goldhagen
ISBN : 0300077866
Genre : Architecture
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"Louis Kahn is perhaps the most important architect to emerge in the decades following World War II. In this book Sarah Williams Goldhagen dismantles the myths that have cast Kahn variously as a mystical neo-Platonist, a structural rationalist, a visionary champion of Beaux-Arts principles, or a rebel against modernism. She demonstrates instead that Kahn's architecture is grounded in his deeply held modernist political, social, and artistic ideals, which guided him as he sought to rework modernism into a socially transformative architecture appropriate for the postwar world." "Goldhagen presents much new archival evidence about Kahn's buildings, his ideas, and his indebtedness to contemporary art and to the many socio-critical and architectural discourses of the postwar years. She offers fresh interpretations of many of his important buildings, including the Yale University Art Gallery and the National Assembly complex in Bangladesh, as well as of such previously understudied or misunderstood works as the Trenton Bathhouse and his AFL Medical Services building in Philadelphia. Goldhagen then theorizes Kahn's architectural principles to show that he struggled with modernism rather than against it, reconceptualizing it into a singular and powerful new vocabulary that retains architectural and social relevance today."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Metals In America S Historic Buildings

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Unity Temple

Author : Robert McCarter
ISBN : 071483629X
Genre : Architecture
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Unity Temple represents the high point of Frank Lloyd Wright's "Prairie"eriod, and the founding of a place of sanctuary for the Unitarianongregation - a branch of Protestantism founded by his own great-greatrandfather in 1726. Located in Oak Park, Illinois, the temple is ordered on rigorous system of proportion determined on both exterior and interior byhe measurements of the central interior sanctuary space.;This detailedccount invites the viewer (as Wright's creation does itself) to see the actf building as sacred, and buildings as sacred places.

American Craft

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Genre : Decoration and ornament
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The Yankee Guide To The New England Countryside

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ISBN : WISC:89063257075
Genre : New England
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The Great Lead Water Pipe Disaster

Author : Werner Troesken
ISBN : 9780262201674
Genre : History
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The history of a long-running environmental catastrophe chronicles the harmful effects of lead pipes and their continued use despite evidence that they pose a significant health risk.

Trademarks On Base Metal Tableware

Author : Eileen Woodhead
ISBN : UOM:39015022240280
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