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Great Houses of Florida Hardcover – October 7, 2008
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“The authors provide a great deal of historical material about each featured home....Architecture or design fans will especially appreciate this excellent work.” ~Newsday
“Readers get a visual sense of the richness of Floridian architecture through the 220 color photographs by Steven Brooke.” ~The Gainesville Sun
“The book's you-are-there photography will tempt lovers of history, architecture, and interior design to take it off the coffee table and give it some lap time.” ~Sarasota Herald Tribune
“Thirty-four houses are featured, not only because they are open to the public, but because they continue to exert a powerful influence on the iconography and architecture of the state.” ~Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers
“Traveling around Florida would take some time and money, so I’ve settled for a little literary travel by way of the new book Great Houses of Florida by Beth Dunlop and Joanna Lombard. Thirty-four houses are featured, not only because they are open to the public, but because they continue to exert a powerful influence on the iconography and architecture of the state.” ~Press Journal
About the Author
Beth Dunlop is the author of Miami: Mediterranean Splendor and Deco Dreams. She is editor-in-chief of Home Miami magazine and an award-winning architecture critic of The Miami Herald. Joanna Lombard is a practicing architect and professor at the University of Miami School of Architecture. She is co-author and co-curator of the book and exhibition The Historic Landscapes of Florida. Steven Brooke is a fellow of the American Academy in Rome and winner of the A.I.A. National Institute Honor Award for photography.