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Capital losses : a cultural history of Washington's destroyed buildings / James M. Goode.


First edition.. Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, [1979] .
ISBN 0874744806

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Subjects Architecture -- Mutilation -- Washington (D.C.)
Architecture -- Mutilation, defacement, etc. -- Washington (D.C.)
Buildings -- Washington (D.C.)
Lost architecture -- Washington (D.C.)
Washington (D.C.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Washington (D.C.) -- Constructions.
Description xxiv, 517 pages : illustrations, maps (on lining paper) ; 29 cm
Copyright Date [1979]
©1979
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 467-468) and index.
Contents Preface -- Introduction -- part I. Residential. Federal faces: Georgian and Federal houses ; Classical interlude: Greek Revival houses ; Age of Romanticism: Early Victorian houses ; Gaslight and gilt: Late Victorian houses ; The city beautiful: Post-1890 houses ; The domestic scale: Rowhouses ; The transient city: Hotels and apartment houses -- part II. Nonresidential. Steeped in glory: Churches ; For members only: Clubs and organizations ; Capital commerce: Commercial buildings ; Uncle Sam's workrooms: Early government buildings ; The expanding bureaucracy: Post-Civil War government buildings ; Nine to five: Office buildings ; Grease paint and celluloid: Theaters ; For mind and body: Schools and hospitals ; A moving experience: Transportation buildings ; Hooks and ladders: Fire stations ; "Tempos" in war and peace: Temporary government buildings ; Forgotten fragments: Street furniture -- Appendix: Threatened Washington buildings.
Geographic Area Washington (D.C.)
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4933290
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Goode, James M.,
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