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Architects to the Nation: The Rise and Decline of the by Antoinette J. Lee

By Antoinette J. Lee

This exact publication strains the evolution and accomplishments of the place of work that from 1852 until eventually 1939 held a digital monopoly over federal development layout. between its extra memorable constructions are the Italianate U.S. Mint in Carson urban, the large granite pile of the country, battle, and military development in Washington, D.C., the towering U.S. put up place of work in Nashville, manhattan City's neo-Renaissance customhouse, and such "restorations" because the old adobe Palace of the Governors in Santa Fe. In tracing the evolution of the workplace and its inventive output, Antoinette J. Lee conjures up the nation's massive efforts to accomplish a suitable civic architecture.

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