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    DescriptionWilliam L. Price, a disciple of Frank Furness who practiced in Philadelphia from 1883 to 1916, established the architectural character of two resorts, Atlantic City and Miami, thus shaping the architecture of the Roaring Twenties. Although his biggest and best-known projects, the Art Deco Traymore Hotel in Atlantic City and the Chicago Freight Terminal are both destroyed, his arts and crafts utopian community in Arden, Delaware, survive to attest to the vigour of his ideas. Price left a legacy of houses, railway stations, and commercial structures stretching from Atlantic City to Chicago, and from Canada to Florida that were widely emulated. In addition, he was a writer and furniture designer whose work was regularly featured in Gustav Stickley's "The Craftsman". His role in shaping American architecture is uncovered in this volume, which documents the architect's complete works - including over 350 hotels, houses and pieces of furniture - bringing to light this unknown American master.


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    Title
    William L.Price
    Subtitle
    Arts and Crafts to Modern Design
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) George E. Thomas, Introduction by Robert Venturi
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 376
    Width: 221 mm
    Height: 277 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 1,837 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781568982205
    ISBN 10: 1568982208
    Classifications

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: AMB
    DC21: 720.92
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    Libri: I-AR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15850
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: BIO001000, ARC006000, ARC005000
    B&T Approval Code: A05093022
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    DC22: 720/.92
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    LC classification: NA737.P685 T48 2000
    Thema V1.0: AMB
    Illustrations note
    21 colour illustrations, 213 duotones, 65 b&w illustrations
    Publisher
    PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS
    Imprint name
    PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS
    Publication date
    01 June 2000
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    George E. Thomas teaches urban studies and historic preservation at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also the author of Frank Furness: The Compete Works.