Fresno's Architectural Past Volume II

Fresno's Architectural Past Volume II

by Pat Hunter
     
 

Downtown Fresno's historic architecture comes to life once more in this review of remarkable buildings. Stunning watercolor portraits, paired with brief passages that address each of the 24 buildings' rich past, highlight a variety of extant structures. Images of buildings familiar to local residents, including City Hall, the Brix Mansion, and Fire Department

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Downtown Fresno's historic architecture comes to life once more in this review of remarkable buildings. Stunning watercolor portraits, paired with brief passages that address each of the 24 buildings' rich past, highlight a variety of extant structures. Images of buildings familiar to local residents, including City Hall, the Brix Mansion, and Fire Department Station #3, accompany other landmarks famous even beyond the city limits, among them the original McDonald's restaurant and the Russ Clements Service Station. A useful glossary of architectural terms and additional images of key architectural points complete a fascinating look at Fresno's charming local heritage.

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"Fresno's downtown buildings, and their beauty and history, are deftly captured in a new book by painter Pat Hunter and writer Janice Stevens." —"The Fresno Bee," on "Fresno's Architectural Past "

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933502137
Publisher:
Linden Publishing
Publication date:
09/01/2007
Pages:
75
Sales rank:
1,138,398
Product dimensions:
11.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.52(d)

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