New York : Knopf, c1984
xv, 525 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm ISBN/ISSN:
0394739698 (pbk.) :, 0394510321, 0394739698 (pbk.) :, 0394510321, Language:
For the house lover and the curious tourist, for the house buyer and the weekend stroller, for neighborhood preservation groups and for all who want to know more about their community, here, at last, is a book that makes it both easy and pleasurable to identify the various styles and periods of American domestic architecture
Looking at American houses: Style -- Form -- Structure -- Pictorial key and glossary -- Folk houses: Native American -- Pre-railroad -- National -- Colonial houses (1600-1820): Postmedieval English -- Dutch Colonial -- French Colonial -- Spanish Colonial -- Georgian -- Adam -- Early classical revival -- Romantic Houses (1820-1880): Greek revival -- Gothic revival -- Italianate -- Exotic revivals -- Octagon -- Victorian Houses (1860-1900): Second empire -- Stick -- Queen Anne -- Shingle -- Ricardsonian Romanesque -- Folk Victorian -- Eclectic Houses (1880-1940): Anglo-American, English, and French Period Houses -- Colonial revival -- Neoclassical -- Tudor -- Chateauesque -- Beaux Arts -- French eclectic -- Mediterranean period houses -- Italian Renaissance -- Mission -- Spanish eclectic -- Monterey -- Pueblo revival -- Modern houses -- Prairie -- Craftsman -- Modernistic -- International -- American houses since 1940: Modern -- Neoeclectic -- Contemporary folk
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