Ante bellum houses of the Bluegrass : the development of residential architecture in Fayette County, Kentucky / Clay Lancaster.

Author
Lancaster, Clay [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
1st ed.
Published/​Created
  • Lexington, Kentucky : University of Kentucky Press, 1961.
  • ©1961
Description
1 online resource (203 p.)

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The ante bellum homes of Lexington and Fayette County, Kentucky, are both more numerous and more distinctive in design than those of many communities of similar age. Founded in 1775, Lexington by the turn of the century had become the chief cultural center north of New Orleans and west of the Alleghenies. During the eight decades between the Revolution and the Civil War, Fayette County was the focus of converging streams of immigration, and a phenomenal amount of building activity took place in Lexington and the surrounding area. Although local builders followed the trends of national architec
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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Language note
English
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; 1 PIONEER BUILDING; 2 FRAME HOUSES; 3 STONE HOUSES; 4 EARLY BRICK HOUSES; 5 THE GEOMETRIC PHASE; 6 CLASSICISM; 7 THE GREEK REVIVAL; 8 THE GOTHIC REVIVAL; 9 THE ITALIANATE; SUMMARY; REFERENCES; GLOSSARY; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; ALBUM OF PHOTOGRAPHS; BIBLIOGRAPHICAL INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
ISBN
  • 0-8131-8681-1
  • 0-8131-6515-6
OCLC
  • 567907221
  • 900345277
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