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Greek revival architecture in America

Talbot Hamlin

Greek revival architecture in America

being an account of important trends in American architecture and American life prior to the war between the states

by Talbot Hamlin

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Published by Oxford University Press in London, New York [etc.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture -- United States,
    • Architecture, Greek,
    • Architecture -- Bibliography

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [383]-409.

      Statementby Talbot Hamlin; together with a list of articles on architecture in some American periodicals prior to 1850 by Sarah Hull Jenkins Simpson Hamlin (1887-1930) and an introduction by Dean Leopold Arnaud ...
      GenreBibliography.
      ContributionsHamlin, Sarah Hull Jenkins Simpson, 1887-1930.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA707 .H32
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxl, 439 p.
      Number of Pages439
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6463802M
      LC Control Number44000865
      OCLC/WorldCa1083638

      The Greek Revival architecture of the American one-room school is a symbolic reflection of our national democratic ideals. More than one hundred and fifty years ago reformers and educators began to claim that the schoolhouse was fundamental to the education of our nation’s young. Neoclassical architecture style encompasses the styles of Federal and Greek Revival architecture which were a major influence during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. It was during this period that many of the foundational buildings of the United States government were constructed.

      The architecture of the United States demonstrates a broad variety of architectural styles and built forms over the country's history of over two centuries of independence and former Spanish and British rule.. Architecture in the United States has been shaped by many internal and external factors and regional distinctions. As a whole it represents a rich eclectic and innovative tradition. Get this from a library! Greek revival architecture in America: being an account of important trends in American architecture and American life prior to the war between the states. [Talbot Hamlin].

      Dec 31,  · Built in , this Greek revival house is noteworthy not only for its architecture but also for its intriguing history. For over years, the home built by Nathan Burnham, was located near the Huron River, although its address did change from Wall Street to Maiden Lane in Buy a cheap copy of Greek Revival America book by Roger G. Kennedy. An examination of the historical and social climate that fostered the development of Greek style in American architecture between and It includes colour Free shipping over $Cited by: 7.


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The Greek Revival was an architectural movement of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, predominantly in Northern Europe and the United States.

It revived the style of ancient Greek architecture, in particular the Greek temple, with varying degrees of thoroughness and consistency.A product of Hellenism, it may be looked upon as the last phase in the development of Neoclassical.

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The chapters cover the background of the Greek Revival, including its impact on post-colonial architecture and Jeffersonian architecture, its role as America's first true style, its role in maturing American architecture, its presence in cities like Philadelphia, Boston, and New York, its presence in regions like New England, the South, the /5(2).

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American pre-Civil War architecture/5(2). Oct 02,  · The Young Builder’s General Instructor, published by Minard Lafever inwas an important influence in spreading the Greek Revival style.

Another pattern book. Greek Revival architecture was a building style that emerged in Europe and the United States in the late eighteen and early nineteenth centuries. It took elements of classical Greek architecture. A second neoclassical manner found in the United States during the 19th century was called "Greek Revival architecture." It differs from Federal architecture as it strictly follows the Greek Idiom, however it was used to describe all buildings of the Neoclassicism period that display classical orders.

This forward-looking attitude was the very embodiment of the American Greek Revival, a movement that arose from a state of mind and a style of life, and one that was most publicly expressed through architecture." "In Greek Revival America, Roger Kennedy takes a long, loving look at the style of living and governing fostered by the American.

Aug 19,  · Greek Revival: When the United States of America was a young country, its architecture was inspired by the birthplace of democracy. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Greek Revival Architecture in America by Talbot Hamlin (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. The great survey of the American Greek Revival style, back in print and in an updated form for the first time since Stately Greek Revival architecture reached full flower in the s, when impressive white temple-fronted facades with columns and pilasters were the prevailing style for new buildings throughout America.

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IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Pages: But I shall pick it up anyway. I am currently engaged in writing an article about Talbot Hamlin, best known for authoring the book "Greek Revival Architecture in America" but have gotten viscously sidetracked by his HUAC connections and those to Ginling College, where an important role was played in the Nanking Massacre.

However I shall get. THE GREEK REVIVAL STYLE HISTORICAL BACKGROUND Greek architecture did not become known in the West until about (By contrast, Roman architecture was rediscovered and emulated much earlier in the Italian Renaissance.) It all began when British architect James Stuart visited Greece with Nicolas Revett in Greek Revival America (Book): Kennedy, Roger G.: The great survey of the American Greek Revival style, back in print and in an updated form for the first time since Stately Greek Revival architecture reached full flower in the s, when impressive white temple-fronted facades with columns and pilasters were the prevailing style for new buildings throughout America.

Jul 19,  · An illuminating book about this period is Greek Revival Architecture in America by Talbot Hamlin. Practice of Architecture () and The Builders Guide (), both by Asher Benjamin have been brought together in a most useful manner by Thomas Gordon Smith and.

Greek Revival architecture was a serious contender to be the dominant style for house construction starting in about and running to the Civil War. Greece evoked images of democracy and America was all about democracy.In the cities Greek details were applied to the standard three-story brick row house.

Many fine examples still stand in the New Orleans Central Business District. In much of America the Greek Revival gave way to other styles in the decade or so prior to the Civil War.Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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