Located about 150 miles north of Manhattan, on the east bank of the Hudson River, the city of Troy, New York, was once an industrial giant. It led the nation in iron production throughout much of the nineteenth century, and its factories turned out bells and cast-iron stoves that were sold the world over. Its population was both enterprising and civic-minded.
Japan's World Heritage Sites presents the exquisite temples, shrines, gardens, castles and natural wonders found throughout Japan which have now been declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
A comprehensive look at Williamsburg's evolution and important role in defining our understanding of 18th-century America
Today best known as the world’s largest “living history” museum, Williamsburg was the capital of the colony of Virginia in the 1700s and the setting for key debates leading to the American Revolution.$85.00ISBN: 9780847865895Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Rizzoli - October 1st, 2019
The much-awaited reissue and reexpression of the classic New York row-house book Bricks and Brownstone, with all-new and updated text, new color photography, and luxury slipcase.$29.95ISBN: 9781942155249Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Jetty House - September 1st, 2019$49.95ISBN: 9780884484905Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Tilbury House Publishers - December 10th, 2019
How to accommodate contemporary life in a historic house.
This book does not repeat basic information that is readily available in many standard DIY books about carpentry, wiring, and plumbing. Rather, it shows how to adapt those DIY skills to the specialized needs of a historic house.$45.00ISBN: 9780847864751Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Rizzoli - September 10th, 2019
California Romantica features the most important, yet rarely seen, residential exemplars of the California Mission and Spanish Colonial styles, by such noted architects as George Washington Smith, Wallace Neff, Richard Requa, Lilian Rice, and Paul R. Williams, among others.$40.00ISBN: 9781623497941Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Texas A&M University Press - September 17th, 2019
Many of the historic houses in and around the town of Victoria, Texas, were built between 1875 and 1910 by immigrant owners. From 1973 to 1975, with the support of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, Rick Gardner traveled throughout the region, taking photographs of these historic homes.$60.00ISBN: 9783899559798Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Gestalten - November 19th, 2019
Against a backdrop of growing cities and a changing approach to how we live, there are many reasons to refurbish a home. Our buildings must continue to evolve along with us--and that takes a little imagination. Societal shifts continue to impact our homes. People live longer, and often alone. Homes will need to be updated to accommodate a changing climate.$65.00ISBN: 9780847863686Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Rizzoli - November 12th, 2019
The first book to feature this modernist masterpiece, one of Walter Gropius and Marcel Breuer's most important residential commissions.$70.00ISBN: 9781910258415Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Pimpernel Press - October 1st, 2019The soft shine of wooden boards, worn and gappy. The molten luster of mahogany or worn silver; the curiosity of tricorn hat boxes or a fragment of Spitalfields silk; portraits whose owners might once have lived here. Would they have believed that these houses would stand 250 years later?