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Harlem Lost and Found

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ISBN-10: 1580930700

ISBN-13: 9781580930703

Edition: 2002

Authors: Michael Henry Adams, Paul Rocheleau

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Long identified with African-American style and culture, Harlem is also a pillar of New York's social and architectural history. In this beautifully illustrated study, historian Michael Henry Adams presents an evocative portrait of the various and divergent Harlems of yesteryear, from the Native American settlements discovered by the Dutch in the seventeenth century to the vibrant community of present-day preservationists. In addition to the legacy of residential architecture -- Dutch farmhouses, Native American longhouses, mansions and country villas, thoughtfully planned row houses, and handsome apartment buildings, the author examines schools, industrial facilities, stores, churches, and…    
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Book details

List price: $65.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Monacelli Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/3/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 10.00" wide x 11.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.840
Language: English

Michael Henry Adams studied at Columbia University and is an expert on the architecture and culture of Harlem. He has been featured in countless articles on the architecture and preservation of Harlem and has contributed to a number of books on New York City.

Paul Rocheleau is the photographer of such books as H. H. Richardson: A Genius for Architecture, Farm: The Vernacular Tradition of Working Buildings, and American Colonial: Puritan Simplicity to Georgian Grace.