Addison Mizner: The Architect Whose Genius Defined Palm Beach

Addison Mizner: The Architect Whose Genius Defined Palm Beach

by Stephen Perkins, James Caughman

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Overview

In words and photographs, the story of visionary architect Addison Mizner

* Introduced the Mediterranean Revival and Spanish Colonial Revival styles to southern Florida
* Designed and developed the resort town of Boca Raton
* Designed the exquisite Everglades Club in Palm Beach

Addison Mizner transformed Palm Beach and South Florida with his visionary architecture. He designed, among many others, the landmark Everglades Club in Palm Beach and the Boca Raton Resort and Club in Boca Raton. In this detailed biography, Stephen Perkins and James Caughman examine Mizner's life and origins, and explore how the events of his life influenced his marvelous architectural legacy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493026555
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 03/01/2018
Pages: 360
Sales rank: 978,931
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 12.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Jimmy Caughman is a cultural historian in Washington, D.C., where he lives with his wife.
Stephen Perkins is a practicing architect in Washington, D.C., where he lives with his wife, Martha, and two dogs.

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