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Crestwood Hills

by Christine Canfield

Brimming with beautiful photographs and renderings, this book is a visual journey as much as a historic record of this community. World War II was over. California had an abundance of jobs for returning vets and a beautiful climate. What... Read More

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Sacred Space

by Karen Rigby

For home design enthusiasts, the book provides inspiration and brings poetry to the communal act of building. "Sacred Space" celebrates Pine Hollow, an expansive retreat inspired by the Lake Michigan shoreline. Leslie Lee, who founded... Read More

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Bay Bridge

by Kai White

Bay Bridge architect uses his intimate knowledge to detail the technical, political, and geographical hurdles involved in construction of the historic span. Author and illustrator Donald MacDonald evokes all the mythic splendor and... Read More

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Building Taliesin

by Julie Eakin

Ron McCrea’s Building Taliesin: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Home of Love and Loss covers the years from 1910 through 1914, the period during which the architect conceived and built his masterpiece in the hills of Wisconsin, accompanied by... Read More

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by Julie Eakin

“Seventy-five years after its inception, Fallingwater affirms architecture’s prospect to engage the lyrical and visceral dimensions of human experience that arise from a direct engagement with nature.” So writes John M. Reynolds in... Read More

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How to Read Churches

by Alex Moore

How to Read Churches is a pocket-sized guide for neophytes that’s convenient enough to tote while touring featured buildings ranging from Boston’s Old North Church to Vienna’s St. Stephens Cathedral. In it, Dr. Denis McNamara... Read More

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Wisconsin's Own

by Kara Mason

Architects M. Caren Connolly and Louis Wasserman, authors of Updating Classic America: Bungalows and several other illustrated books, teamed up with the Wisconsin Historical Society to choose twenty homes that represent the rich and... Read More

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