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If you are ever driving on I-91 through Connecticut, don't miss the Colt Firearms Building on your way to New England diversions. You can't miss it anyway; how many expressways offer a view of a deep cerulean-blue onion dome, gilt-trimmed and studded with stars, set on a crown of white columns, atop a large nineteenth- century brick factory with a mirage-like ...more
Paperback, 364 pages
Published March 9th 1988 by University of California Press (first published 1986)
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Ada Louise (Landman) Huxtable (b. March 14, 1921, in New York, NY) is an architecture critic and writer on architecture. In 1970 she was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for "distinguished criticism." Her father, Michael Landman, was co-author (with his brother, Rabbi Isaac Landman) of the play "A Man of Honor."

Ada Louise Landman received an A. B. (magna cum laude) from Hunter College, CUNY in 1941. In 19
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