Showplace of America: Cleveland's Euclid Avenue, 1850-1910

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Kent State University Press, 1991 - Architecture - 398 pages
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An account of Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, one of the finest residential streets in 19th century America ; its rise and fall ; portrays the architects and of the lives ofthe wealthy people who lived there.
  

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Contents

Clevelands Grand Avenue I
1
The Finest Avenue in the West 18601875
27
Urban Townhouses and Country Villas 18301865
41
The Great Age of the Grand Avenue
85
PostCivil War Grandeur 18651885
101
The Age of Robust Prosperity 18801895
137
Imperial Elegance 18951910
185
The Architects and Builders
213
A Neighborhood of Families
229
Life on the Avenue
251
Life off the Avenue
277
The Fall of the Grand Avenue 18951950
309
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Jan Cigiano is an editor and author of books on architecture and the history of American places. Publications include Private Washington and Grand American Avenue and Showplace of America: Cleveland's Euclid Avenue. She is based in Washington D.C.

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