An Architectural Guidebook to San Francisco and the Bay Area

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Gibbs Smith, 2007 - Architecture - 552 pages
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An Architectural Guidebook to San Francisco and the Bay Area is the definitive guide to the history and architecture of the nine San Francisco Bay Area counties. This compendium has been written and photographed by Susan Cerny and twelve Bay Area experts and provides a historic record of how the area developed to became what it is today, and discusses transportation systems, city and suburban landscape plans, public parkland, California history, and economic, social, and political influences. Included are San Francisco Victorians, civic buildings, churches, parks, grand Period Revivals, and rustic Arts and Crafts homes, as well as significant vernacular buildings in less publicized neighborhoods and towns.

  

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About the author (2007)

SUSAN DINKELSPIEL CERNY (California), an architectural historian, has published articles on the Bay Area's architectural history and is former chair of Berkeley's Landmark Preservation Commission.

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