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Catalog Number 1999.680.1
Object Name Book
Author Edward Teitelman and Richard Longstreth
Title Philadelphia Architecture: A Guide
Publisher MIT Press Media Department
Date of Publication 1974
Place of Publication Cambridge, Massachusetts
Summary A brief historical review of architecture and planning in Philadelphia, plus detailed surveys of key architectural sites in the city arranged by neighborhood. The Chestnut Hill section is GMII, pages 238-252, and includes sites such as the French Village, Valley Green, Wissahickon Inn, Cogslea and the Margaret Esherick House. Architects sited include Willings, Simms & Talbut; Frank Miles Day & Brother; G. W. & W. D. Hewitt; McGoodwin & Hawley; Mitchell/Giurgola Associates; Kenneth Day; Louis Kahn; Guenther Bucholz; Cope & Stewardson; Tilden, Register & Pepper; Willing & Simms; George Howe; Zantzinger, Borie & Medary; Wallace, McHarg, Roberts and Todd; Venturi & Short; Oskar Stonorov; Edmund Gilchrist; Duhring, Okie & Ziegler and Robert McGoodwin.
Physical Description 284 pages, hardback
ISBN 0-262-20028-7