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The Hotel Book: Great Escapes North America

by TASCHEN, Don Freeman, Diasann McLane
     
 

From the redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters? Following up on our Great Escapes Asia, Europe, Africa, and South America titles is this volume concentrating on the most extraordinary and tempting Canadian and American hotels. Ranging from funky and inexpensive to luxuriously elegant and wildly pricy, these hotels, inns, guesthouses, bungalows, ranches, lodges,

Overview

From the redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters? Following up on our Great Escapes Asia, Europe, Africa, and South America titles is this volume concentrating on the most extraordinary and tempting Canadian and American hotels. Ranging from funky and inexpensive to luxuriously elegant and wildly pricy, these hotels, inns, guesthouses, bungalows, ranches, lodges, resorts and even-yes-wigwams and treehouses will surely seduce you. Highlights include: — blast from the past: mid-century shiny metal trailers with period interiors in Arizona — shrine to 60s-70s kitch: a California inn where Liberace would have felt right at home — shabby-chic bungalows on Highway 1 in Big Sur, California — supercool hot springs resort near Los Angeles — elegant auberge in Napa Valley where you can stay during your wine tasting tour — cedar cabins and classic raised safari tents in California's El Capitan Canyon — historic ranch nestled in a Death Valley oasis — rustic ski resort in Sundance — your own luxurious bungalow on a tiny island in the Florida Keys — a gorgeous lodge in Hawaii — sleek, minimalist \boutique hotel' in New Orleans's French Quarter — regal Italianate villa in rural Massachusetts — deluxe wigwams in Arizona's Navajo County — lakefront sanctuary in New York's Adirondack Mountains — historic 1930s hotel in Texas where James Dean once stayed — cabin treehouse 50 feet above the ground in Washington's Mount Rainer — exquisitely-restored country house inn in Connecticut — Frank Lloyd Wright house on a wooded bluff overlooking Mirror Lake, Wisconsin

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783822840573
Publisher:
Taschen America, LLC
Publication date:
03/04/2006
Pages:
399
Product dimensions:
9.70(w) x 12.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Meet the Author

Angelika Taschen studied art history and German literature in Heidelberg, gaining her doctorate in 1986. Working for Taschen since 1987, she has published numerous titles on the themes of architecture, photography, design, contemporary art, interiors, and travel.

Don Freeman began writing and illustrating childrens books in the 1940s. He was the award-winning author of many popular titles, including "Corduroy, Dandelion, Manuelo the Playing Mantis," and the Caldecott Honor book "Fly High, Fly Low." He died in 1978.

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