Albany Architecture: A Guide to the City


This beautifully photographed guidebook invites the reader to experience the architectural treasures of one of America's oldest cities from its settlement by the Dutch in the seventeenth century to the present. The works of nationally renowned architects including H. H. Richardson, Stanford White, and Wallace K. Harrison are featured, along with buildings by local designers such as Philip Hooker and Marcus T. Reynolds. Essays by Matthew Bender, Paul R. Huey, and Michael F. Lynch provide an overview, while eight carefully researched and mapped tours written by Cornelia Brooke Gilder, Anthony Opalka, Lorraine E. Weiss, and Duncan E. Hay beckon the reader to explore Albany's monumental public buildings, historic commercial center, and residential neighborhoods.


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