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  • Great Houses of the Hudson River
  • Michael Dwyer
  • Anglais
  • 09 March 2020
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Michael Dwyer Ï 9 characters

read & download Great Houses of the Hudson River Great Houses of the Hudson River characters ¾ 109 Michael Dwyer Ï 9 characters Vanderbilts and Astors among other illustrious families With glorious river views and grounds that sprawl over hundreds of acres most of the estates have become popular tourist attractions drawing hundreds of thousands of visitors annually In addition Good Thinking Out Loud popular tourist attractions drawing hundreds of thousands of visitors annually In addition Good

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Great Houses of the Hudson River

read & download Great Houses of the Hudson River Great Houses of the Hudson River characters ¾ 109 Michael Dwyer Ï 9 characters To selected archival images the book offers colour photographs including many new aerial photographs of the estates An introduction by architectural historian Michael Dwyer provides insight into the beauty and importance of the houses and their grounds I found the book very good reading It was very detailed with great pictures of each house described with full details of visiting opportunities It s truly a directory but could be enjoyed as a smaller coffee table bookI d recommend it to anyone interested in the Hudson River area houses but it s great for a study in historical architecture as well

read & download Great Houses of the Hudson River

read & download Great Houses of the Hudson River Great Houses of the Hudson River characters ¾ 109 Michael Dwyer Ï 9 characters The great estates of the Hudson River Valley offer some of the finest examples of grand scale th century American architecture and landscape design The houses built by the leading architects of the day were country retreats for Roosevelts Rockefellers The homes estates that are reviewed range from the modest the Luykas Van Alen House dating from 1737 to the opulent Kykuit the massive 400 acre family enclave and ultimate symbol of the Rockefeller dynasty All the houses are given the A treatment of great text and outstanding pictures The landscapes and gardens surrounding many of these homes are eually described detailed and are shown to be very fitting frames for these wonderful homes The Lyndhurst estate of the Gould family was particularily outstanding a Gothic Revival style mansion with a uniuely individual interior and superbly landscaped grounds and gardens My favorite of the 26 homes described is Staatsburg in which an old landed family s Livingston daughter married the new money of the California Mills family Gold and Banking and with it revitalized the house and grounds into a Gilded Age masterpiece The used copy I received from was as new This is an outstanding book in every way and I give it an enthusiastic 5 star rating Highly recommended