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Buildings and Landmarks of Old Boston

A Guide to the Colonial, Provincial, Federal, and Greek Revival Periods, 1630-1850

by Howard S. Andros

  • 8 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by University Press of New England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • History,
  • TRAVEL & HOLIDAY,
  • United States - Northeast - New England (General),
  • History - General,
  • Travel Guides - U.S.,
  • Vernacular Architecture,
  • United States - New England - Massachusetts,
  • Northeastern & North Atlantic states,
  • USA,
  • Massachusetts,
  • Criticism,
  • U.S. Architecture - General,
  • Architecture / General,
  • Boston (Mass.),
  • Boston,
  • Guidebooks,
  • Historic buildings

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8793665M
    ISBN 101584650923
    ISBN 109781584650928
    OCLC/WorldCa46385883

      The building is renamed The Boston American Lofts for the Boston American newspaper that once occupied it. “When we did the demolition, we found bits of old newspapers stuffed in the walls,” said Knight, who exposed old brick, fit wood shelving in old window and door openings, and stripped and finished old flooring.   Named a historic landmark by the city in , the vast concrete space between the century-old cathedral and modernist concrete buildings .

    Maureen Meister Arts and Crafts Architecture: History and Heritage in New England Anyone who has spent time in New England will recognize the century-old buildings that Maureen Meister will discuss in a slide lecture based upon her new book—the first comprehensive study of Arts and Crafts architecture in the region. Focusing on the s through the s, she will explain how. 5 Boston Landmarks That Inspired My New Novel Happened in the instant I looked up at the frieze around the building, noticed the list of names from literature’s hall of fame carved in stone.

      Older cities that have had their historic buildings preserved may have these but they also have interesting older buildings. For example in Boston, there are new skyscrapers, but the renovated Faneuil Hall shows the importance of the area's history and . CD: Old Landmarks and Historic Personages of Boston - Samuel Adams Drake. This history is an exploration and reconstruction of historical Boston. The introduction presents the original settlers: Myles Standish, William Blackstone, Winthrop’s company, and the original layout, geographical divisions and buildings of Bost.


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Buildings and Landmarks of Old Boston: A Guide to the Colonial, Provincial, Federal, and Greek Revival Periods, [Andros, Howard S.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Buildings and Landmarks of Old Boston: A Guide to the Colonial, Provincial, Federal, and Greek Revival Periods5/5(1). This is a book for Boston visitors interested in the architecture and character of the pre-modern era, as well as for armchair historians desiring a quick but fascinating version of the first two centuries of Boston history.

Divided into four periods -- Colonial, Provincial, Federal, and Greek Revival -- the book presents 57 buildings extant in the s.5/5(1). Buildings and landmarks of old Boston.

Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, © (OCoLC) Online version: Andros, Howard S. Buildings and landmarks of old Boston.

Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Howard S Andros. Andros, Howard S. Buildings and Landmarks of Old Boston: A Guide to the Colonial, Provincial, Federal, and Greek Revival Periods, University Press of New England, ISBN: pp., new.

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