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By Antoinette J. Lee

ISBN-10: 0195128222

ISBN-13: 9780195128222

This precise booklet lines the evolution and accomplishments of the place of work that from 1852 till 1939 held a digital monopoly over federal construction layout. between its extra memorable constructions are the Italianate U.S. Mint in Carson urban, the large granite pile of the kingdom, conflict, and army construction in Washington, D.C., the towering U.S. publish workplace in Nashville, ny City's neo-Renaissance customhouse, and such "restorations" because the historical adobe Palace of the Governors in Santa Fe. In tracing the evolution of the place of work and its artistic output, Antoinette J. Lee inspires the nation's substantial efforts to accomplish a suitable civic architecture.

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