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Author Bluestone, Daniel M.

Title Buildings, landscapes, and memory : case studies in historic preservation / Daniel Bluestone.

Published New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  363.690973 BLUE    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description 302 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 270-293) and index.
Contents Introduction. Buildings, landscapes, and memory -- Patriotism in place : Lafayette's triumphal tour of the United States, 1824-1825 -- Captured by context : architectural innovation and banality at Thomas Jefferson's university -- Dutch homesteads in modern Brooklyn : the unused past -- Conservation on the Hudson : saving the Palisades -- The Arch and the neighborhood : marking westward expansion in St. Louis -- Preservation and destruction in Chicago : narrating history while building a city -- Chicago's Mecca flat blues : architecture, music, and race in the politics of place -- A Virginia courthouse square : reviving the colonial -- Drive-by history : Virginia's historic highway marker program -- Toxic history : preservation on EPA Superfund sites.
Subject Architecture -- Conservation and restoration -- United States -- Case studies.
Historic preservation -- United States -- Case studies.
Variant Title Case studies in historic preservation
ISBN 9780393733181 (hardcover)
0393733181 (hardcover)