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A Grandfather's Gift

by Jean Porter

<p>If you love historical homes, powerful political figures, steamships, trains, brilliant business people, renovations, interior design, gardens in pink and secrets, then welcome to Glencairn Hall. Built in 1832, perched on the edge of the ...

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A History of Architectural Conservation

by Jukka Jokilehto

<p>The first book to provide a full history of the development of architectural conservation, <em>A History of Architectural Conservation</em> is considered a landmark publication by architectural conservation students and professionals the ...

ISBN: 9781317266518

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A History of Logging and Wood Milling in Brazoria County, Texas

by James Smith

<p>Many people in Brazoria County, Texas, are unaware that a lumbering industry exists or has ever existed in the county. Books and other publications have written about the countys other industries and enterprises such as chemicals, sulfur, ...

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An Introduction to the Geography of Tourism

by Velvet Nelson

<span><span>Tourism is an astonishingly complex phenomenon that is becoming an ever-greater part of life in today’s global world. This clear and engaging text introduces undergraduate students to this vast and diverse subject through the lens of

ISBN: 9781442271098

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Architectural Conservation in Europe and the Americas

by John H. Stubbs & Emily G. Makaš

<p>“From such well-known and long-vexed sites as the Athenian Acropolis to more contemporary locales like the Space Age Modernist capital city of Brasília, the conflicting and not always neatly resolvable forces that bear upon preservation are ...

ISBN: 9780470901113

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Architecture That Speaks

S. C. P. Vosper and Ten Remarkable Buildings at Texas A&M

by Nancy T. McCoy, David G. Woodcock, Lilia Y. Gonzales & others

<p>When the A&amp;M College of Texas opened its doors in 1876, its early buildings followed a Victorian architectural style. Classical architecture came to the campus with the Academic Building, after the 1912 fire that destroyed Old Main. ...

ISBN: 9781623495541

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Building Codes for Existing and Historic Buildings

by Melvyn Green

<p>Learn to apply the International Building Code and International Existing Building Code to historic buildings</p> <p>Written for architects, engineers, preservation, and code enforcement professionals, this is the only comprehensive book that

ISBN: 9780470946534

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Chasing Covered Bridges

And How to Find Them

by Paul Parrott

<p>A full color Virtual Encyclopedia&quot;&quot; of America's Covered Bridges! Chasing Covered Bridges lists locations, including state, county, etc.) and contains more than 260 full color featured photos, with a total of 800 of these beautiful ...

ISBN: 9781618587916

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Erased from Space and Consciousness

Israel and the Depopulated Palestinian Villages of 1948

by Noga Kadman

<p>Hundreds of Palestinian villages were left empty across Israel when their residents became refugees after the 1948 war, their lands and property confiscated. Most of the villages were razed by the new State of Israel, but in dozens of others,

ISBN: 9780253016829

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Essex County Overbrook Hospital

by Kevin R. Kowalick & Kathryn Cataldo

<p>What was founded as the Essex County Lunacy Asylum evolved from a single building on South Orange Avenue to a city within itself in Cedar Grove. It was named the Essex County Overbrook Hospital. Construction began on the hospital's iconic ...

ISBN: 9781439663707

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Famous Times

Historic Woolsheds of Hawkes Bay

by Angus Gordon

<p>The Gordon family have a historic woolshed, which was built in 1886. It has been turned into a museum to the sheep industry and has an auditorium, where shearing and dog shows are held for tourists. The idea came to Angus Gordon, one of the ...

ISBN: 9781499099157

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Feng Shui Fundamentals: A Guide to Harmonizing with Your Natural Environment

by Horning, Susan

Did you know you can change your life by simply changing your environment? In this easy to follow instructional book, you will • Learn how to use the basic tenants of Classical Feng Shui to optimize your environment and align yourself for ...

ISBN: 9780994892027

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Historic Homes and Inns of Carmel-by-the-Sea

by Alissandra Dramov & Lynn A. Momboisse

<p>Historic Homes and Inns of Carmel-by-the-Sea showcases the creativity, talent, and originality of the town's residents, designers, and builders over a span of 80 years, from the pioneering days of the 1880s through the more contemporary ones ...

ISBN: 9781439656747

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Historic Homes of Waco, Texas

by Kenneth Hafertepe

<p>In this thoughtful tour of 120 historic homes in Waco, Texas, architectural historian Kenneth Hafertepe gives readers a glimpse of the surprising variety of styles and stories captured in the houses built by and for Wacoans. Focusing on the ...

ISBN: 9781623496999

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Historic Preservation and the Livable City

by Eric W. Allison & Lauren Peters

<p>For both the preservation professional and urban planner, this book shows how preservation is a key to the creation of livable cities. The author Eric Allison, the founder and coordinated of the graduate historic preservation program at Pratt

ISBN: 9780470900758

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Historic Theaters of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley

by Sean T. Posey

<p>From the days of the gaslit opera houses through the era of the drive-in, the Mahoning Valley's theatrical culture has thrived. The finest theaters in northeastern Ohio rose with the manufacturing might of the Steel Valley. The Warner ...

ISBN: 9781439662106

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Japan's World Heritage Sites

Unique Culture, Unique Nature

by John Dougill

<p><strong>&quot;It's a nice tome for armchair travel, whisking you off around the country from where you sit—or time travel, taking you back to that life-changing decade-lost holiday and old friends.&quot;—<em>The Japan ...

ISBN: 9781462914081

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Landmark Architecture of Palm Beach

by Barbara D. Hoffstot

<p>Palm Beach is a remarkably small town to be so famous; its population is only a little over 10,000. Nor is it an old town: the oldest extant building dates from about 1885, and the town itself was not incorporated until after 1900. What has ...

ISBN: 9781442237872

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Looking for Lincoln in Illinois

Historic Houses of Lincoln’s Illinois

by Erika Holst

<p>Winner, ISHS Best of Illinois History Award, 2019</p> <p>This richly illustrated compendium of twenty-two historic buildings in the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area includes houses, a hotel, and an art center, all of which are open to ...

ISBN: 9780809336975

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Lost Miami

Stories and Secrets Behind Magic City Ruins

by David Bulit

Miami architecture is world renowned, but many historic treasures have been forgotten. The Richmond Naval Air Station was a blimp base destroyed by hurricane in 1945. A Cold War missile base lies covered in graffiti. Homestead's old Aerojet ...

ISBN: 9781625854469

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