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Fresno's Architectural Past, Volume 1
     

Fresno's Architectural Past, Volume 1

by Pat Hunter (Illustrator), Janice Stevens (Designed by)
 

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

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:
9780941936972
Publisher:
Linden Publishing
Publication date:
04/01/2006
Pages:
75
Sales rank:
751,426
Product dimensions:
11.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

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Meet the Author

Janice Stevens is a partner of Gallery II, an art gallery in Fresno. She is 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. 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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