Cover of: Stone built | Lee Goff

Stone built

contemporary American houses
  • 272 Pages
  • 1.90 MB
  • English
Monacelli Press , New York
Stone houses -- United States -- Pictorial works, Architecture -- United States -- 20th century -- Pictorial


United S

StatementLee Goff ; introduction by Charles Gwathmey.
GenrePictorial works.
LC ClassificationsNA7210 .G64 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL682063M
ISBN 101885254695
LC Control Number97028730

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The House That Jane built is a Historical Biography of Jane Addams. It is an inspirational story about the life and work of First American woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize.

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Here are seven, according to the authors. After spending eight years in our $2, self-built stone house in southern Idaho, Sharon and I. Addams's matter-of-fact noblesse oblige is captured in Brown's handsome watercolor and pen-and-ink illustrations” —The Horn Book “Stone capably discusses Addams' early years at Hull House, the mansion she converted into a neighborhood center and encircled with related enterprises; Brown's ink and watercolor pictures complement the hopeful Brand: Henry Holt and Co.

(BYR). Written by: Tanya Lee Stone. Illustrated by: Kathryn Brown. Published by: Henry Holt and Company. Read by: Kiernan Shipka. Suggested grade level: 3rd - 4th. Run time: 9 minutes. This is the story of Jane Addams, the first American woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, who transformed a poor neighborhood in Chicago by opening up her house as a.

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In fact, Goff concludes that a new renaissance of stone houses is at hand. The exceptional residences in this book, by such renowned architects as Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer, Will Bruder, Architect, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, Lake\/Flato, and Kohn Pedersen Fox, provide ample evidence of.

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