The Louisville Guide
Princeton Architectural Press, Sep 9, 2004 - Architecture - 449 pages
Louisville is one of the overlooked gems of American architecture, a city of Southern charm and grace with a catalog of buildings by such masters as K.H. Burnham, Bruce Goff, and Herb Greene. An important destination for people interested in everything from colonial to postmodern architecture, this riverfront city is historically rich, while being beautifully planned with a boulevard and park system designed by Frederick Law Olmsted.
The Louisville Guide takes readers on a journey through the city, describing its most notable buildings while providing a complete overview of its architectural history. Essays by Louisville scholars Grady Clay and Edie Bingham add color and life to the story of the city and its makers. From Carrere and Hastings's Memorial Hall to Michael Graves's Humana Building, The Louisville Guide offers visitors and residents alike never-before published scholarship of the city's rich architectural heritage.
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Great guide - Have a comment about the Milam Tandy House. My great aunt, Glady Tandy, lived in the house after Milam died, until 1986; nothing is noted about her and the personal history behind the house. Upon Glady's death, with the encouragement of Glady's hateful nemisis Diane Scudder, the Milam Tandy home was sold. Diane Scudder wanted nothing to do with the home her husband (and his sister) inherited, since Gladys and Diane did not get along because of Diane's mental illness. Nonetheless, the home, thankfully, landed in the hands of its current owner who has restored it back to its original beautiful state. Thankfully the home now is one of the local treasures of Louisville, Kentucky.
Building and Rebuilding Louisville 17871900
Louisville Modernism Gregory A Luhan
Contemporary Louisville David Mohney
Notes on Preservation History in Louisville Edith Bingham
Olmsteads Louisville Landscapes Susan M Rademacher
The Urban Context as Battleground Grady Clay
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