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Southern Comfort

The Garden District of New Orleans
Revised and Updated Edition
Princeton Architectural Press

By S. Frederick Starr

9-3/4 x 9-3/4 in; 276 pp;
90 color and 75 B/W images
Paperback
September 2005
ISBN 9781568985466
ISBN10 1568985460

SKU# 9781568985466

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Southern Comfort details the magnificent architecture and planning of the Garden District of New Orleans. Through the histories of the developers, owners, architects, laborers, and craftspeople who shaped this district, the book creates a picture o...
Southern Comfort


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Southern Comfort

Southern Comfort details the magnificent architecture and planning of the Garden District of New Orleans. Through the histories of the developers, owners, architects, laborers, and craftspeople who shaped this district, the book creates a picture of the uniquely cosmopolitan city in the American South.

"This book is a valuable contribution to Southern history and to the history of both American architecture and American cities....Southern Comfort is a landmark piece of scholarship on the area." Anne Rice, New York Times Book Review

"There's no part of New Orleans so steeped in architectural history as the Garden District. Southern Comfort: The Garden District of New Orleans tells the story in words and rich photos." Hemispheres

 

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9-3/4 x 9-3/4 in; 276 pp;
90 color and 75 B/W images
Paperback
September 2005
ISBN 9781568985466
ISBN10 1568985460
S. Frederick Starr is the author of New Orleans Unmasqued, Inventing New Orleans, and Louis Moreau Gottschalk, as well as sixteen other books on history and culture.
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