Download Sketches of Early American Architecture – O.R. Eggers pdf
Fifty-two magnificent drawings by a distinguished architect recapture landmarks of colonial America. Originally published in 1922, Otto R. Eggers' portfolio depicts historic structures in New York, Philadelphia, Boston, and Baltimore as well as those of smaller towns in Connecticut, Virginia, and elsewhere. Captions identify the churches, municipal buildings, homes, and other architectural gems.
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During the period of America's swiftest industrialization and urban growth, fire struck fear in the hearts of city dwellers as did no other calamity. Before the Civil War, sweeping blazes destroyed more than 200 million in property in the […] Posted in architecture Download free Carpentry Made Easy; Or, the Science and Art of Framing – William E Bell, Gary Roberts
CARPENTRY MADE EASY; OR, THE SCIENCE AND ART OF FRAMING, was written by William E. Bell of Ottawa, Illinois and published by Howard Challen of Philadelphia in 1858. It remained in continuous publication through 1904, evidence of the book's […] Posted in architecture Download free John Gaw Meem at Acoma : The Restoration of San Esteban Del Rey Mission – Kate Wingert-playdon
Built by Spanish Franciscan missionaries in the seventeenth century, the magnificent mission church at Acoma Pueblo in west-central New Mexico is the oldest and largest intact adobe structure in North America. But in the 1920s, in danger of […] Posted in architecture Download free Rolling Stonemason : An Autobiography – Fred Bower
Fred Bower had a full adventurous life and wrote about it in his own vivid and racy idiom. He was born in Boston, Mass. in 1871. Brought up in Liverpool, he recalls a city of two camps, when it was a common sight to see gory battles on St […] Posted in architecture