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The Gas Station in America

John A. Jakle, Keith A. Sculle - Transportation - 2002 - 272 pages
"The first architect-designed gas station - a Pittsburgh Gulf station in 1913 - was also the first to offer free road maps; the familiar Shell name and logo date from 1907 ...
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The Visual Elements of Landscape

John A. Jakle - Art - 1987 - 200 pages
An examination of how visual and aesthetic dimensions amplify the functional interpretation of cultural landscape.
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Picturing Illinois: Twentieth-century Postcard Art from Chicago to Cairo

John A. Jakle, Keith A. Sculle - Antiques & Collectibles - 2012 - 211 pages
The American picture postcard debuted around the start of the twentieth century, creating an enthusiasm for sending and collecting postcard art that continued for decades. As a ...
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Signs in America's Auto Age: Signatures of Landscape and Place

John A. Jakle, Keith A. Sculle - Business & Economics - 2006 - 256 pages
Signs orient, inform, persuade, and regulate. They help give meaning to our natural and human-built environment, to landscape and place. In Signs in America’s Auto Age ...
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Common Houses in America's Small Towns: The Atlantic Seaboard to the ...

John A. Jakle - Architecture - 1989 - 238 pages
Surveys the types of homes found in twenty American small towns, and discusses house plans, features, and structural forms
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Motoring: The Highway Experience in America

John A. Jakle, Keith A. Sculle - History - 2008 - 274 pages
Motoring unmasks the forces that shape the American driving experience--commercial, aesthetic, cultural, mechanical--as it takes a timely look back at our historically ...
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Lots of Parking: Land Use in a Car Culture

John A. Jakle, Keith A. Sculle - Transportation - 2004 - 293 pages
"Like Jakle and Sculle's earlier works on car culture, Lots of Parking will fascinate professional planners, landscape designers, geographers, environmental historians, and ...
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Postcards of the night: views of American cities

John A. Jakle, Center for American Places - Antiques & Collectibles - 2003 - 128 pages
Illustrated with eighty vintage city postcards made between the turn of the twentieth century and through the 1970's (with the emphasis on the first four decades), historical ...
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