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The Architecture of Downtown Troy: An Illustrated History Cover Image
By Diana S. Waite, Gary David Gold (Photographer)
ISBN: 9781438474731
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Published: Rensselaer County Historical Society - September 1st, 2019

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: Unique Culture, Unique Nature Cover Image
ISBN: 9784805314753
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - October 29th, 2019

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.

Restoring Williamsburg Cover Image
ISBN: 9780300248357
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Published: Other Distribution - August 27th, 2019

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.

Bricks & Brownstone: The New York Row House Cover Image
ISBN: 9780847865895
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Published: 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.

Preserving Old Barns: Preventing the Loss of a Valuable Resource Cover Image
By John Porter, Lowell H. Fewster (Photographer)
ISBN: 9781942155249
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Published: Jetty House - September 1st, 2019

Restoring Your Historic House: The Comprehensive Guide for Homeowners Cover Image
By Scott T. Hanson, David Clough (By (photographer))
ISBN: 9780884484905
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Published: 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.

California Romantica Cover Image
By Diane Keaton, DJ Waldie (Text by), Lisa Hardaway (Photographs by), PAUL HESTER (Photographs by)
ISBN: 9780847864751
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Published: 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.

All the Houses Were Painted White: Historic Homes of the Texas Golden Crescent (Sara and John Lindsey Series in the Arts and Humanities #21) Cover Image
By Rick Gardner (By (photographer)), Gary Dunnam (Contributions by)
ISBN: 9781623497941
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Published: 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.

The Home Upgrade Cover Image
By Gestalten (Editor), Tessa Pearson (Editor)
ISBN: 9783899559798
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Published: 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.

Alan I W Frank House: The Modernist Masterwork by Walter Gropius and Marcel Breuer Cover Image
By Alan Frank (Text by), Kenneth Frampton (Text by), Barry Bergdoll (Text by), Charles A. Birnbaum (Text by)
ISBN: 9780847863686
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Published: Rizzoli - November 12th, 2019

The first book to feature this modernist masterpiece, one of Walter Gropius and Marcel Breuer's most important residential commissions.

Restoration Stories: Patina and Paint in Old London Houses Cover Image
By Philippa Stockley, Charlie Hopkinson (By (photographer))
ISBN: 9781910258415
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Published: Pimpernel Press - October 1st, 2019

The 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?

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