Historic Houses of the Hudson River Valley

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Historic Houses of the Hudson River Valley is a sumptuous presentation of more than thirty houses along the river between New York City and Albany. Many are open for visits, and a directory and map of house museums is included.
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Overview

Historic Houses of the Hudson River Valley is a sumptuous presentation of more than thirty houses along the river between New York City and Albany. Many are open for visits, and a directory and map of house museums is included.
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From the Publisher
"You don’t have to travel to Downton Abbey to discover magnificent mansions. You’ll find them much closer to home in a new edition of Historic Houses of the Hudson River Valley, in this lavishly illustrated volume." -New York Times
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780847826568
  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • Publication date: 11/28/2004
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,115,073
  • Product dimensions: 9.80 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Gregory Long is president of the New York Botanical Garden.
James Ivory is a director who has made more than fifteen films for Merchant Ivory Productions. He has a home in the Hudson River Valley.
Bret Morgan is a well-known architecture photographer whose most recent book was Shingle Styles with author Leland Roth.
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Table of Contents

Foreword 6
Ch. 1 The earliest houses : Dutch vernacular style 12
Ch. 2 Anglo-Dutch houses : the coming of English style 28
Ch. 3 American Georgian style 64
Ch. 4 Houses of the new republic : the federal neoclassical styles 84
Ch. 5 The Greek revival wave 154
Ch. 6 Picturesque revival styles native to the Hudson 172
Ch. 7 Eclectic styles of the post Civil War period 198
Time line : Hudson Valley architecture in context 246
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  • Posted March 10, 2009

    more from this reviewer

    Nice

    A fab review of pictures and images! I love the houses, though I wish the captions were longer and more detailed.

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