McKim, Mead & White
Selected Works 1879 to 1915
Charles Follen McKim, William Rutherford Mead, Stanford White, Richard Guy Wilson
Hardcover With Jacket
Publication date: 10/24/2018
|McKim, Mead & White is the best-known architecture firm of America's Gilded Age, and designed many of the most iconic buildings including the Boston Public Library, Washington Square Arch, and the campuses of Columbia and New York Universities. The firm built opulent residences and private clubs for the nation's wealthiest and most powerful, buildings that are now well-loved cultural institutions. McKim, Mead & White: Selected Works 1879-1915 collects the work of these influential architects and their successors. Compiling the original four volumes into one, this magnificent edition is supplemented with an introduction from Richard Guy Wilson and an essay by Leland Roth. Published in association with the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art.
Richard Guy Wilson holds the Commonwealth Professor's Chair in Architectural History at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. He has authored, co-authored, or edited over a dozen books.
"There's no denying McKim, Mead & White's impact on America's Gilded Age architecture, which the book's new volumes aim to capture."Providence Journal:
"Selected Works reminds us that it is possible to be a large and hugely successful architecture firm without compromising excellence."A Daily Dose of Architecture:
"...the book is a must for fans of McKim, Mead & White and of Classical architecture and urbanism."