Fresno's Architectural Past Box Set

Fresno's Architectural Past Box Set

by Janice Stevens
     
 

The exuberant personalities of 22 landmark buildings in downtown Fresno are captured in watercolor portraits and brief explanations of each structure's significance in this architectural survey. Covering well-known properties in all stages of repair, this collection includes images of the Hotel Californian, the Liberty Theater, the Meux Home, the Pacific Southwest

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Overview

The exuberant personalities of 22 landmark buildings in downtown Fresno are captured in watercolor portraits and brief explanations of each structure's significance in this architectural survey. Covering well-known properties in all stages of repair, this collection includes images of the Hotel Californian, the Liberty Theater, the Meux Home, the Pacific Southwest Building, the Southern Pacific Railroad Depot, and Warnors Theater. Including a glossary of architectural terms and a bibliography, this nostalgic look at the historic past and current rebirth of central Fresno pays stirring homage to the area's unique architectural heritage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933502144
Publisher:
Linden Publishing
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
11.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Janice Stevens is a partner of Gallery II, a staff writer for "The Business Journal," and a freelance writer for "The Fresno Bee" and "Northview Community News." Pat Hunter""is a watercolor artist and teacher who owns Gallery II, an art gallery in Fresno. Her artwork has been commissioned by McDonald's and decorates more than 25 restaurants across the country. They both live in Fresno, California.

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