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The Houses of McKim, Mead & White
With nearly one thousand commissions executed between 1879 and 1912, McKim, Mead & White was the architectural firm of choice of the most prestigious projects of the era, including the redesign of the White House and the Mall in Washington, D.C., and the campuses of Harvard and Columbia Universities. Among its residential clients were many of the most powerful figures ...more
Hardcover, 252 pages
Published August 15th 1998 by Rizzoli
(first published 1998)
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Between 1879 and 1912, the firm of McKim, Mead & White designed over 300 residential commissions. About 100 of these homes survive today - some died natural deaths, such as destruction by fire, while some were razed in the days before preservation was something valued. This book describes 27 of the remaining single family homes. (Some are still occupied by single families, while some are occupied by institutions.) The firm created the "Shingle Style," which remains highly popular today in ar ...more