Blumenson has called out stylistic details and architectural terms in the book's 214 chronological photographs. This guide will help you identify (and write about) not only homes, but also banks, churches and other buildings that may have puncuated your ancestors' town. (Sharon DeBartolo Carmack Family Tree Magazine, October 2003
An extremely 'user friendly' identification tool, Identifying American Architecture
is highly recommended for both students of American architecture and the non-specialist general reader with an interest in identifying architectural classifications of buildings they encounter on trips and excursions throughout the country or in their own neighborhoods. (Wisconsin Bookwatch
About the Author
Sir Nikolaus Pevsner (1902-83) was founding editor of The Pelican History of Art and of The Buildings of England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. Bridget Cherry became Pevsner's research assistant in 1968, was series editor from 1971 to 2002, and is coauthor of "London 2: South," "London 3: North West," and "London 4: North," Charles O'Brien has been an editor of the "Pevsner Architectural Guides" since 2002.
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