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Smithsonian, Oct 17, 1993 - Architecture - 176 pages
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Using historical accounts, desk and personal diaries, and contemporary guidebooks, The Castle weaves the Smithsonian Building's nearly 150-year architectural history with the lore and stories of the people who have worked and lived in this striking medieval revival structure. The book also discusses the design of the 19th-century building.

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Nathan Glazer is an emeritus professor of sociology and education at Harvard University. He is the author or editor of many books on public policy and urban problems, among them The Public Face of Architecture and From a Cause to a Style: Modernist Architecture's Encounter with the American City. Cynthia R. Field is the architectural historian emerita at the Smithsonian Institution and a faculty member at the Corcoran College of Art. She is the coauthor of The Castle: An Illustrated History of the Smithsonian Building.

Heather Ewing is an architectural historian. She has worked for the Smithsonian and the Ringling Museum of Art. She lives in New York.

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