Classic Houses of Seattle: High Style to Vernacular, 1870–1950 Caroline T. Swope

ISBN: 9780881927177

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268 pages


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Classic Houses of Seattle: High Style to Vernacular, 1870–1950  by  Caroline T. Swope

Classic Houses of Seattle: High Style to Vernacular, 1870–1950 by Caroline T. Swope
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Home owners, history and architecture buffs, and visitors to the Pacific Northwest will all find a treasure trove of information within these pages. With 300 photographs and illustrations, both historic and contemporary, this text provides aMoreHome owners, history and architecture buffs, and visitors to the Pacific Northwest will all find a treasure trove of information within these pages. With 300 photographs and illustrations, both historic and contemporary, this text provides a comprehensive overview of the citys major residential architectural styles, including Victorian, Craftsman, Tudor Revival, and Modern.

The homes featured range from the showplaces of the wealthy to humble cottages and bungalows in residential neighborhoods. Beginning with a historical overview and continuing through descriptions of the 120 featured houses, organized by chronological era, this is the first-ever comprehensive guide to Seattles historic homes.

Checklists of houses by neighborhood and style make this useful for walking tours by residents and visitors alike. Anyone interested in preserving Seattles architectural treasures will find this an essential resource. Classic Houses of Seattle is a vibrant portrait of the citys development, an important chapter in the story of American residential architecture.



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