9780754820857

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of American Landmarks

  • ISBN 13:

    9780754820857

  • ISBN 10:

    0754820858

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/16/2011
  • Publisher: Lorenz Books

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

This fascinating visual directory contains more than 150 of the most significant American architectural landmarks, incorporating every geographical region of the United States of America. The collection includes a wide list of notable sites such as places of military history and conflict, recreation grounds and public spaces, and skyscrapers built using groundbreaking design and construction techniques. An historical overview of every landmark details the reason for its existence, methods of construction and development, important architectural considerations, as well as associations with culturally important events or well-known people. Here is the perfect reference for students of American social history and architecture, as well as those keen to travel and see the best of what each state has to offer.

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