“Photos capture magnificent details, colors, and gardens--an archive of design evolution.” ~Arts & Crafts Homes
“Lush estates, tall ceilings, grand staircases and intricately designed entranceways and fireplace surrounds are among the many elements of the grand old homes featured in this hefty book.” ~Newsday
“Centuries of fine house-building from Portsmouth and Newport to Hartford....Photos show the magnificent details, colors, and gardens.” ~Old House Interiors
“With striking photography and enlightening text, Blackburn and Gross fuse a history of the Northeast as intricate as a stained glass window.” ~Newport Life Magazine
About the Author
Geoffrey Gross is a widely published photographer whose work has appeared in Art & Antiques, The New York Times Magazine, Better Homes and Gardens, Interior Design, Popular Mechanics, and elsewhere. He is the photographer of Rizzoli’s Stone Houses of Bucks County and Dutch Colonial Homes in America. Roderic H. Blackburn is an ethnologist and architectural historian who has held positions as Director of Research at Historic Cherry Hill, Assistant Director of the Albany Institute of History and Art, and Senior Research Fellow at the New York State Museum. He is the author of Dutch Colonial Homes in America.