Title: Bricks and Brownstone: The New York Row ...
Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Universe Pub
Publication Date: 2003
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: 2nd Edition..
303 pp., illustrations, bibliography, index. no dust jacket, front hinge is split between top of page to 8.5 inches down, webbing unaffected and binding is OK, slight wear to top & bottom of spine, small red remainder mark on outside bottom, unmarked pages 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 0847825221AMA031814
Synopsis: "Bricks and Brownstone: The New York Rowhouse 1783- 1929" was first published in 1972, and remains the only book ever written on the New York row house. It has been met with impressive critical praise ever since and Rizzoli is proud to publish this revised and updated edition as the introductory volume in the new Rizzoli Classics program, dedicated to keeping in print important architecture titles.
Charles Lockwood looks at different architecture styles of the New York row house. The book is comprehensive, examining the history of New York's changing neighborhoods and the history of the various row house architectural styles--the Federal, Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, and Second Empire, as well as the eclectic but picturesque styles of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The text and illustrations also delve into the architectural details, paying meticulous attention to all features, including doorways, glass, mantels, staircases, ceiling ornaments, and ironwork.
Twenty years later, this edition is updated to include specially commissioned new color photographs of interiors and exteriors of some of New York's most impressive homes. Also included is Best of the Brownstones Walking Tours, carefully detailed and illustrated with color photographs.
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