Interesting account of the interaction of patronage, social connections and architecture.
Presenting a huge deal of original research, the author vividly complements and fleshes out the previously known fragments of the story of the firm's principals.
Without a shred of evidence she seemed too eager to insinuate otherwise innocent camaraderie as direct evidence of gay behavior.
Despite the demolitions that have sadly reduced this heritage over the years, McKim, Mead, and White left their classical stamp on many of our great cities. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Wayne Dynes
It is great architectural history. Clearly showing that Stanford White was gay or bisexual. It can be inferred that the other two partners were also gay (bisexual). Read morePublished 16 months ago by DOC
I have been looking for this book for along time and was thrilled to find it. This seller is excellent and ships quick!Published on February 15, 2013 by Raybon
A highly readable account of the prominent architectural firm McKim, Mead & White. I have one major quibble: why nothing (not even one sentence) on 998 Fifth Avenue, a gorgeous... Read morePublished on December 18, 2012 by caetano-sf
I bought this just to skim over for research. Instead of skimming I ended up reading the entire book. Hands down this is a great book!Published on October 25, 2012 by James Pratt M.Arch
Having a special interest in the work of McKim, Mead & White and the kind of architectural design at which they excelled, I had high hopes for this book, the first full-length... Read morePublished on May 15, 2011 by Amazon Customer
Hello-I really enjoyed Mosette Broderick's history of the principals of this famous New York firm. She provides an interesting insight into the personalities of the renowned... Read morePublished on March 15, 2011 by Susan Vandermeulen
I was greatly looking forward to an honest and open review and history of the work of the Gilded Age's greatest architects. Read morePublished on March 8, 2011 by J. Barber
I found this book to be a well-written, engaging narrative of American architecture and society (mostly high) in the last half of the 19th century. Read morePublished on December 15, 2010 by Francis R Kowsky