Architecture in the parks
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Architecture in the parks by Laura SoullieМЂre Harrison

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Published by Dept. of the Interior National Park Service in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Eclecticism in architecture -- United States.,
  • Architecture, Modern -- 19th century -- United States.,
  • Architecture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States.,
  • National parks and reserves -- United States -- Buildings.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statementby Laura Soullière Harrison.
SeriesNational historic landmark theme study
LC ClassificationsNA710.5.E25
The Physical Object
Pagination482p. :
Number of Pages482
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19140153M

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