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Author Moore, Arthur Cotton, 1935-

Title The powers of preservation : new life for urban historic places / Arthur Cotton Moore.

Published New York : McGraw-Hill, c1998.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  720.28809753 MOOR    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 229 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-221) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Adaptation. Canal Square, Washington, D.C. The Foundary, Washington, D.C. The Cairo Hotel, Washington, D.C. Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Plaza, Brooklyn, New York. The Old Post Office, Washington, D.C. Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Washington, D.C. The Car Barn, Washington, D.C. The Ford Plant Project, Alexandria, Virginia. Star Carpet Works, Washington, D.C. Reflections -- Ch. 2. Restoration. The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Charleston, South Carolina. The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. The U.S. Treasury Building, Washington, D.C. The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. Reflections -- Ch. 3. Preparing for Downtowns. The architecture of the absurd. The challenge of fakery. Visions of the future/the syntax of the city -- Ch. 4. Downtowns. Charleston, South Carolina. Nashville, Tennessee. York, Pennsylvania. Rockville, Maryland. Fort Wayne, Indiana. Petersburg, Virginia. Columbus, Georgia. An Alternative to Washington's Downtown Urban Renewal Plan.
Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Corning, New York. Baltimore, Maryland. Reflections -- Ch. 5. City Preservation. National Airport. The Kennedy Center Steps and Promenade. The D.C. Temporary contemporary. Maryland Avenue housing. Rosslyn waterfront, Arlington, Virginia. The City observation tower/Old Post Office Building. The White House fence. The D.C. convention center. Reflections -- Ch. 6. Expansions. Permissive discontinuity. Preservation in the avant-garde. New leadership. The new preservation.
Subject Architecture -- Conservation and restoration -- Washington (D.C.)
Buildings -- Remodeling for other use -- Washington (D.C.)
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration -- United States.
Buildings -- Remodeling for other use -- United States.
ISBN 0070433941