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Capital losses : a cultural history of Washington's destroyed buildings

Author: James M Goode
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, [1979] ©1979
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Goode, James M.
Capital losses.
Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1979
(OCoLC)557887671
Online version:
Goode, James M.
Capital losses.
Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1979
(OCoLC)609160891
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James M Goode
ISBN: 0874744806 9780874744804
OCLC Number: 4933290
Description: xxiv, 517 pages : illustrations, maps (on lining paper) ; 29 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
pt. I. Residential. Federal faces: Georgian and Federal houses ; Classical interlude: Greek Revival houses ; Age of Romanticism: Early Victorian houses ; Gaslight and gilt: Late Victorian houses ; The city beautiful: Post-1890 houses ; The domestic scale: Rowhouses ; The transient city: Hotels and apartment houses --
pt. II. Nonresidential. Steeped in glory: Churches ; For members only: Clubs and organizations ; Capital commerce: Commercial buildings ; Uncle Sam's workrooms: Early government buildings ; The expanding bureaucracy: Post-Civil War government buildings ; Nine to five: Office buildings ; Grease paint and celluloid: Theaters ; For mind and body: Schools and hospitals ; A moving experience: Transportation buildings ; Hooks and ladders: Fire stations ; "Tempos" in war and peace: Temporary government buildings ; Forgotten fragments: Street furniture --
Appendix: Threatened Washington buildings.
Responsibility: James M. Goode.

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