Welcome to the attention-grabbing international of Architecture Walks
--from reflections of 3 hundred years of historical past to expressions of the main sleek layout, authors Lucy D. Rosenfeld and Marina Harrison advisor you on a travel of inspiring, informative, and aesthetically exciting architectural treasures in and round the long island area.
Early colonial saltboxes, as-yet-unfinished modern constructions on university campuses, nineteenth-century follies, Gilded Age palaces, lighthouses, windmills, romantic ruins-- the pages of this pleasant publication, packed with adventures, deal with readers to websites inside of nearly hours' riding time from long island urban. With booklet in hand readers will wonder in school campuses, small villages, deliberate and utopian groups, nationwide historical websites, castles and forts, church buildings and temples of architectural curiosity, or even a Buddhist monastery, all in Connecticut, ny, New Jersey, the japanese fringe of Pennsylvania, and Delaware.
By together with descriptions of architectural kinds, feedback for designated adventures, and lists of jaunts prepared through architect or fashion designer, architectural sort, and certain types of websites, Rosenfeld and Harrison help in making day journeys much more relaxing. even if explorers or armchair adventurers, readers of every age will locate anything that captures their curiosity within the approximately 100 websites and 40 pictures integrated in structure Walks.