Architecture, ambition, and Americans: a social history of American architecture
A survey of the evolution of American architecture from colonial Virginia to New York's Age of Elegance, illustrated with numerous photographs, shows outstanding designs by major architects and stresses the importance of the partnership between architecta
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Architecture in the Southern Colonies
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