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The houses of McKim, Mead & White by Samuel G. White

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Published by Rizzoli in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.,
  • United states,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • McKim, Mead & White,
  • Architecture, Domestic -- United States,
  • Eclecticism in architecture -- United States,
  • Architecture -- United states -- 19th century,
  • Architecture -- United States -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSamuel G. White ; photographs by Jonathan Wallen.
ContributionsMuseums at Stony Brook.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA7207 .W55 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination252 p. :
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL346600M
ISBN 100847820718
LC Control Number98005673

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  This book has beautiful photography, detailed descriptions and accounts of the work of McKim Mead and White. It would be great to have or as a gift for someone interested in architecture of this period, but is not academic per se. It is a chatty and conversational book--an easy and fun read/5(11). With nearly one thousand commissions executed between and , McKim, Mead & White was the architectural firm of choice of the most prestigious projects of the era, including the redesign of the White House and the Mall in Washington, D.C., and the /5. With nearly one thousand commissions executed between and , McKim, Mead & White was the architectural firm of choice of the most prestigious projects of the era, including the redesign of the White House and the Mall in Washington, D.C., and the campuses of Harvard and Columbia Universities. Among its residential clients were many of the most powerful figures of the Gilded Age /5(2). The Houses of McKim Mead White by Samuel G White ~ Between and the firm of McKim Mead White designed over residential commissions About of these homes survive today some died natural deaths such as destruction by fire while some were razed in the days before preservation was something valued This book describes 27 of the.

  This book has beautiful photography, detailed descriptions and accounts of the work of McKim Mead and White. It would be great to have or as a gift for someone interested in architecture of this period, but is not academic per se. It is a chatty and conversational book--an easy and fun read/5. McKim, Mead, & White were not involved in the construction of the Metropolitan Opera, as he states. This is a wonderful, ravishing book, although I suppose some readers might be disappointed that the author has limited himself to surviving examples of McKim, Mead, & White's work, with current photographs all of them gorgeous/5(9).   Houses of Mckim, Mead White [White, Samuel G.] on *FREE* shipping on eligible orders. Houses of Mckim, Mead WhiteReviews: 7. Buy The Houses of Mckim, Mead & White by White, Samuel G. online on at best prices. Fast and free shipping free returns cash on delivery available on eligible s:

This volume focuses on the residential work of McKim, Mead & White, one of America's best known, most prolific and influential architecture firms. Based in New York and with nearly commissions executed between and , the work of McKim, Mead & White included the most prestigious projects of the era: the redesign of the White House and.   White was quite busy at the time as a partner in the noted firm of McKim, Mead and White which was responsible for some of the most iconic buildings in New York, including the original Penn Station. In addition to imposing public buildings and impressive homes White designed the grand statement pieces of the Washington Square Arch and Grand. Except for a very short introduction, this wonderful book is strictly made up of photographs, plans and elevations illustrating the mythical architectural firm's production between and Largely but not exclusively located in the New York City area, the buildings described include residences, universities, churches, banks, etc/5(12). Stanford White (November 9, – J ) was an American was also a partner in the architectural firm McKim, Mead & White, one of the most significant Beaux-Arts firms. He designed many houses for the rich, in addition to numerous civic, institutional, and religious buildings.