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Historic Maine homes

Brian Vanden Brink

Historic Maine homes

300 years of great houses

by Brian Vanden Brink

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Down East Books, Distributed to the trade by National Book Network in [Camden, Me.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture, Domestic -- Maine,
  • Historic buildings -- Maine

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementphotographs by Brian Vanden Brink ; text by Christopher Glass.
    ContributionsGlass, Christopher.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA7235.M2 V26 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24043624M
    ISBN 100892727993
    ISBN 109780892727995, 9780892727993
    LC Control Number2009024707

    Today, the Maine Historical Society offers tours of rooms filled with Historic Maine homes book and artifacts from several generations of Wadsworths and Longfellows. Popularized by Portland architect John Calvin Stevens and others, this genre treats the roof not as mere covering, but as a design element. On the other hand, tiny dwellings are often custom designed and constructed, giving them a personalized utility and homey aesthetic. Honorable Mention: The home in which President Eisenhower was raised is now a museum on the grounds of the Eisenhower Presidential Center. Past topics include a history of swamp buggies, art in Naples, waterfronts of Naples, southern-style bluegrass, and so much more! Having been saved from the wrecking ball by a family friend nearly a century ago, the Gothic Revival style house looks as elegant today as it did in Twain's time.

    Honorable Mention: Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Century of Progress Homesa fascinating collection of model homes constructed in a range of "modern" architectural styles for the Chicago World's Fair. Honorable Mention: WinterthurHenry Francis du Pont's childhood home, now a renowned museum of American decorative arts. The circa Ammi R. Most historic farms and homes built before in these communities were destroyed. Ray M. The author covers aritechtural styles from Colonial to Moderism with information included so one can understand what makes a house a Colonial, a Georgian or a Shingle Style home.

    The Society has always had, in some form, a storeroom of sundry archival material. The design of what would become Indiana's first brick building was based on Berkeley Plantation, the Harrison family's Virginia home. Members are encouraged to bring a friend, too, to join that day! The sumptuous interiors of the brownstone Italianate villa are the creation of Gustave Herter, the first interior decorator of note in America.


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