The official companion book to the popular PBS television series, Great Lodges, and the second volume in Christine Barnes's popular series, Great Lodges of the National Parks, Volume Two, will leave a lasting impression on any reader. Blending stunning nature, unique buildings, and fascinating stories, Great Lodges will transport you to another place through beautiful photography and writing. From the Grand Lake Hotel in Yellowstone National Park, to the classic Lake Quinault Lodge in Olympic National Park, to the visionary Volcano House in Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, this stunningly illustrated and meticulously researched volume offers new insights into these historic landmarks. The selected lodges represent an eclectic collection of architecture that reflects America's social changes: from neo-classical grand resorts and Spanish revival villas to traditional lake lodges and log cabins in the mountains. Stunning photography by Fred Pflughoft and David Morris compliment Barnes's research and writing, while historical black-and-white photographs give readers a new appreciation for the historical landmarks and vistas that compliment our national parks.
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About the Author
Christine Barnes is an author, journalist and architectural historian. A former newspaper editor, her passion for historic mountain architecture began with a magazine article she penned on the reopening of Oregon's Crater Lake Lodge in 1996. She has authored seven nonfiction books on historic lodges and two books on Oregon.
In addition, Christine writes magazine and newspaper articles on historic lodges, the national parks, and a variety of travel adventures. She is a member of the Northwest Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians. A Colorado native, she is a graduate of Northwestern University. Christine lives with her husband, Jerry, in Bend, Oregon. They have two children and four grandchildren.