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Life Along the Hudson : The Historic Country Estates of the Livingston Family - (Hardcover)

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This gorgeous oversized tome features thirty-six sublime country homes, many overlooking the Hudson River.

This scenic stretch of estates along the Hudson offers some of the finest examples of American architecture and landscape design. The edition's thirty-five featured homes were designed in a range of styles by notable architects Stanford White, A. J. Davis, Calvert Vaux, Warren and Wetmore, and more. All pair exquisite interiors with expansive lush lawns and riverfront views. Formerly country homes for eighteenth-century landed gentry and nineteenth-century industrialists--Astors, Chanlers, Chapmans, Delanos, Roosevelts--they include Dutch colonial cottages and grand Gothic Revival, Federal, Georgian, and Beaux-Arts residences. Constructed on land owned by the influential Livingston family, who settled in the area in the late seventeenth century, many have been restored to their former splendor by the original owners' descendants as well as recent leaders of New York City industry and the arts, including Richard Jenrette and Brice Marden.
Number of Pages: 336 p. ;
Genre: House + Home, Architecture
Sub-Genre: Buildings
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Random House Inc
Book theme: Residential
Author: Pieter Estersohn
Language: English
Street Date: September 18, 2018
TCIN: 53797050
UPC: 9780847863235
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-0322
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