AIA Guide to Boston / Edition 3

AIA Guide to Boston / Edition 3

by Michael Southworth, Susan Southworth
     
 

ISBN-10: 0762743379

ISBN-13: 9780762743377

Pub. Date: 03/18/2008

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

This book is a superbly written history of Boston’s built environment, filled with insider details and engaging anecdotes about more than 600 buildings, including such historic landmarks as Faneuil Hall, the mansions on Beacon Hill, the commercial wharves in Boston Harbor, Fenway Park, and the Freedom Trail as well as Boston’s latest contemporary buildings

Overview

This book is a superbly written history of Boston’s built environment, filled with insider details and engaging anecdotes about more than 600 buildings, including such historic landmarks as Faneuil Hall, the mansions on Beacon Hill, the commercial wharves in Boston Harbor, Fenway Park, and the Freedom Trail as well as Boston’s latest contemporary buildings such as the ICA, MIT’s Stata Center, and the infamous “Big Dig.” This guide has been completely rewritten and redesigned, with added theme tours, such as Boston Urban Design, Contemporary Landmarks, or the work of Charles Bulfinch. New, up-to-date locator maps have been created for this edition, and the glossary and index have been revised.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762743377
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/18/2008
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
620,546
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.38(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1. Beacon Hill2. Faneuil Hall and North End 3. Wharves and Seaport 4. The Royal Mile 5. South End 6. Back Bay 7. Fenway 8. Charlestown 9. Emerald Necklace 10. Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology 11. Special Interest ToursGlossarySelected ReferencesIndexBSA StatementAcknowledgmentsAbout the Authors

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