Bricks and Brownstone: The New York Rowhouse 1783-1929 / Edition 2

Bricks and Brownstone: The New York Rowhouse 1783-1929 / Edition 2

by Charles Lockwood
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0847825221

ISBN-13: 9780847825226

Pub. Date: 09/10/2003

Publisher: Rizzoli

Bricks and Brownstone: The New York Rowhouse 1783-1929 was first published in 1972, and remains the only book ever written on the New York row house. It has been met with impressive critical praise ever since and Rizzoli is proud to publish this revised and updated edition as the introductory volume in the new Rizzoli Classics program, dedicated to keeping in

Overview

Bricks and Brownstone: The New York Rowhouse 1783-1929 was first published in 1972, and remains the only book ever written on the New York row house. It has been met with impressive critical praise ever since and Rizzoli is proud to publish this revised and updated edition as the introductory volume in the new Rizzoli Classics program, dedicated to keeping in print important architecture titles.

Charles Lockwood looks at different architecture styles of the New York row house. The book is comprehensive, examining the history of New York's changing neighborhoods and the history of the various row house architectural styles--the Federal, Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, and Second Empire, as well as the eclectic but picturesque styles of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The text and illustrations also delve into the architectural details, paying meticulous attention to all features, including doorways, glass, mantels, staircases, ceiling ornaments, and ironwork.

Twenty years later, this edition is updated to include specially commissioned new color photographs of interiors and exteriors of some of New York's most impressive homes. Also included is Best of the Brownstones Walking Tours, carefully detailed and illustrated with color photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847825226
Publisher:
Rizzoli
Publication date:
09/10/2003
Edition description:
rev
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.85(w) x 11.35(h) x 1.45(d)

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