Author:Friedman, Alice T


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American Glamour and the Evolution of Modern Architecture

By: Friedman, Alice T.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press: 2009

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27176

ISBN: 0300116543

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket

Signed by the author on the title page. Publisher's full orange cloth, silver lettering on spine and cover, orange endpapers, printed entirely on glossy stock. Profusely illustrated with 125 B&W and 40 color photographs. The sleek lines and gleaming facades of the architecture of the late 1940s and 1950s reflect a culture fascinated by the promise of the Jet Age. Buildings like Saarinen s TWA Terminal at JFK Airport and Philip Johnson's Four Seasons Restaurant retain a thrilling allure, seeming to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. In this work, distinguished architectural hist... View more info