American Architecture

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  1. Book ImageFigures in Stone: Architectural Sculpture in New York City

    Robert Arthur King

    A delightful collection of quirky faces, figures, and creatures that adorn New York City buildings.More

  2. Book ImagePocket Guide to Chicago Architecture

    Judith Paine McBrien, John F. DeSalvo

    Third Edition

    More than 100 highlights of downtown Chicago, from Michigan Avenue to the riverfront to the Loop.More

  3. Book ImageWilliam Hodgins Interiors

    Stephen M. Salny, Margaret Russell

    A lavish look at the work, over nearly half a century, of one of the last of the great old-guard decorators.More

  4. Book ImageGuide to New York City Urban Landscapes

    Robin Lynn, Francis Morrone, Edward A. Toran, Et Al.

    A tour of not-to-be-missed public places—parks, plazas, memorials, streets—that shape the New York experience.More

  5. Book ImagePocket Guide to Miami Architecture

    Judith Paine McBrien, John F. DeSalvo

    This guidebook organizes 100 architectural highlights into walkable tours in downtown Miami and Miami Beach.More

  6. Book ImageSaving Wright: The Freeman House and the Preservation of Meaning, Materials, and Modernity

    Jeffrey M. Chusid

    Winner of the Society of Architectural Historians' 2014 Antoinette Forrester Downing Book Award; Winner of the University of Mary Washington Center for Historic Preservation's 2012 Historic Preservation Book AwardMore

  7. Book ImageThe Vintage House: A Guide to Successful Renovations and Additions

    Mark Alan Hewitt, Gordon Bock

    Expert instruction for historically minded homeowners on how to expand or renovate their most valuable asset.More

  8. Book ImageA History of Design from the Victorian Era to the Present: A Survey of the Modern Style in Architecture, Interior Design, Industrial Design, Graphic Design, and Photography

    Ann Ferebee, Jeff Byles

    Second Edition

    An abundantly illustrated overview of modern design across continents and cultures, highlighting key movements and design traditions.More

  9. Book ImageBuildings, Landscapes, and Memory: Case Studies in Historic Preservation

    Daniel Bluestone

    Winner of the Society of Architectural Historians' 2013 Antionette Forrester Downing Book Award, this provocative analysis of historic preservation's past and future will transform contemporary understanding of the movement.More

  10. Book ImageCemeteries

    Keith Eggener

    A bountifully illustrated exploration of the cemetery in American landscape and narrative.More

  11. Book ImageThe Architecture of Harry Weese

    Robert Bruegmann, Kathleen Murphy Skolnik

    This study tells the story of one of America’s most gifted architects of the postwar years.More

  12. Book ImageThe Acoustics of Performance Halls: Spaces for Music from Carnegie Hall to the Hollywood Bowl

    J. Christopher Jaffe, Leo L. Beranek

    An acclaimed acoustician presents a proven methodology for designing successful venues for concert performance in a variety of building types.More

  13. Book ImageAmerican Art Museum Architecture: Documents and Design

    Eric M. Wolf

    Exploring the intersections of art, architecture, and design, at both renowned institutions and cutting-edge contemporary collections.More

  14. Book ImageThe Architecture of Bart Prince: A Pragmatics of Place

    Christopher Curtis Mead

    Revised and Updated

    With a look at new buildings by Bart Prince, this book examines the work of a uniquely American contemporary architect.More

  15. Book ImagePeabody & Stearns: Country Houses and Seaside Cottages

    Annie Robinson

    A view of the resort and leisure architecture of one of the most popular and prolific firms of the Gilded Age.More

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