Extreme Academic Architecture

March 2004
American Houses: A Field Guild to the Architecture of the Home;2004, p307
The article presents information on new architectural styles that resulted from economic growth in the U.S. in the 19th century. European historical traditions provided the inspiration for extravagant architectural designs. Information on the American Renaissance Style and the Chateauesque Style is also provided.


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