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William Strickland and the Creation of an American Architecture - by Robert Russell (Hardcover)

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Russell, a retired architectural historian, traces the life and career of American architect William Strickland (1788-1854), detailing his production during the first half of the 19th century. He discusses his work on the Second Bank of the United States in Philadelphia, which launched his career, as well as his projects in Philadelphia beyond the Second Bank. He also details Strickland's other projects such as work for the United States Naval Asylum, the College of Charleston, the Independence Hall steeple in Philadelphia, U. of Pennsylvania academic buildings, Blockley Almshouse, the Philadelphia Mint, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, the Tennessee State Capitol Building in Nashville, and the Philadelphia Merchants’ Exchange. Also discussed are his career as a city designer and engineer and his monuments and memorials. Annotation ©2018 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 344
Genre: Architecture, History
Sub-Genre: Architecture
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Univ of Tennessee Pr
Author: Robert Russell
Language: English
Street Date: December 22, 2017
TCIN: 52776219
UPC: 9781621903468
Item Number (DPCI): 248-47-7761
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