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The Louisville Guide

The Louisville Guide

Princeton Architectural Press

By Gregory Luhan,and Dennis Domer,and David Mohney


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Louisville is one of the overlooked gems of American architecture, a city of Southern charm and grace with a catalog of buildings by such masters as K.H. Burnham, Bruce Goff, and Herb Greene. An important destination for people interested in everything from colonial to postmodern architecture, this riverfront city is historically rich, while being beautifully planned with a boulevard and park system designed by Frederick Law Olmsted.
The Louisville Guide takes readers on a journey through the city, describing its most notable buildings while providing a complete overview of its architectural history. Essays by Louisville scholars Grady Clay and Edie Bingham add color and life to the story of the city and its makers. From Carrere and Hastings's Memorial Hall to Michael Graves's Humana Building, The Louisville Guide offers visitors and residents alike never-before published scholarship of the city's rich architectural heritage.

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Size: 4-1/2 x 8-1/2 in;
Pages: 288 pp;
325 B/W images
Format: Paperback
Publication: September 2004
ISBN: 9781568984513
ISBN10: 1568984510
Gregory Luhan is an Assistant Professor at the University of Kentucky.

Dennis Domer is the Dean of the College of Architecture at the University of Kentucky.

David Mohney is Helen Edwards Abell Chair in Historic Preservation at the University of Kentucky.