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Architecture in Cincinnati : An Illustrated History of Designing and Building an American City, Hardback Book

Architecture in Cincinnati : An Illustrated History of Designing and Building an American City Hardback

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Cincinnati was the first "great" city founded afterAmerican independence, and its prodigious growth reflected the rise of the new nation.

Its architectureis a testament to that growth and to the importance of the city itself.Architecture in Cincinnati: An Illustrated History of Designing and Building an American City tracesthe city's development from the first town plans of the 1780s to the city that it is today, renowned for its dramatic architectural achievements.

It is a fascinating story of patrons, politicians, architects, engineers, and planners building a city.Bringing the city's rich architectural history to life inluminous color photographs by noted photographer Alice Weston, Architecture in Cincinnati captures the beauty of the Queen City and the spirit of individual buildings, bridges, and urban places.

Supplemented by historical images and interesting sidebars, Architecture in Cincinnati is an informative and lavishly illustrated book that will inspire renewed pride of place in residents of the city.

Nonresidents and students of architectural and urban history will enjoy this authoritative introduction to aremarkable-yet typical-American city.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 344 pages
  • Publisher: Ohio University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Architecture
  • ISBN: 9780821417003

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