City architecture, or, Designs for dwelling houses, stores, hotels, etc. ; in 20 plates, with descriptions, and an essay on the principles of design

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C.P. Putnam & Company, 1853 - Architecture - 75 pages
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Page 35 - The recent evidences of improving taste and public spirit of the citizens, offer the most certain promise that at some future day New York will equal in splendour the proudest cities of the old world."* * Architectural Magazine, London.
Page 3 - ... the continent of Europe, long before it had superseded the pure Greek style ; which, however beautiful in itself, has been proved by experience to be unproductive of any original combinations, and ill adapted to modern uses and requirements.
Page 35 - the recent evidences of improving taste and public spirit of the citizens, offer the most certain promise that at some future day New York will equal in splendor the proudest cities of the old world.
Page 2 - Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1853, BY GP PUTNAM & CO., In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York. R.
Page 69 - Should such a design as this be erected, it would not be long before some similar instance of heroism might demand and obtain a similar monument ; justly bestowed on those Qui tuf, memores alias fecere merendo.

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