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  • Description: landscape
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    • Saving an American dream: Historic manufactured housing

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Manufactured homes are unique to the American physical and architectural landscape, as they are uncommon and often banned for use as permanent housing outside the United States. This brief examines the history of American manufactured housing,...
    • Concrete privacy in the Madmen era

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Originally found in high architectural designs, screen walls made of pierced, decorative concrete masonry units became ubiquitous across the American suburban landscape by the Atomic Age (1950s-1960s). This brief examines the history, application,...
    • Refueling gas stations for the future

    • 2015
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Gas stations of years past dot the American landscape and are often victim to demolition because of their perceived irrelevance to adaptive reuse. However, many historic gas stations feature unique designs that have the potential to be transformed...
    • Abandoned cemeteries: A guide to their identification & care

    • 2018
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Cemeteries and gravesites dot the rural American landscape. As development efforts reach further into previously undeveloped or abandoned areas, the discovery of burial grounds--and questions regarding how to properly recognize and care for...
    • Innovative strategies: Preventing neighborhood displacement

    • 2018
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Gentrification and urban revitalization efforts can result in negative impacts to existing communities and neighborhood identities, particularly African-American historic districts, if steps are not taken to ensure housing prices remain affordable...
    • Pubs in the Piedmont Triad: Tavern history and the modern NC brewpub

    • 2019
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Taverns and pubs have been part of the American architectural landscape since the start of European settlement. Today, craft breweries are replicating the social atmosphere of those early ale houses, often adaptively reusing historic structures for...
    • A cathedral singer [binding]

    • 1916
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Very light green (C143) cloth; landscape with cathedral in background in broken vertical panel, in medium purplish-blue, orange and reserved green, gilt lettering; signed with the Decorative Designers' monogram; motif repeated on spine; untrimmed.
    • In God's out-of-doors [binding]

    • 1902
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark yellowish-green cloth; pictorial panel of landscape with trees and stream in dark green, light green and gilt, dark green gilt-bordered lettering all within dark green single rule border; motif repeated on spine; t.e.g. Signed "EAR" within...
    • Gates of twilight [binding]

    • 1910
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Silvered pale green (C149) crackle grain cloth; oblong onlay landscape photograph by H.E. Hill within purple gate and trellis border; purple lettering; spine lettered in purple; t.e.g. Also issued in silvered greenish-blue (C172) crackle grain...
    • I, thou and the other one; a love story [binding]

    • 1898
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Moderate yellowish-gray calico-texture cloth; full front panel a landscape with balustrade in foreground, a path with trees in foreground and distance, and a factory beyond, in yellow, dark brown and shades of green; dark brown borders; gilt...
    • Thysia : an elegy [binding]

    • 1910
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Moderate brown (C58) paper boards; dust jacket, printed and illustrated with frontispiece landscape photograph, glued to cover.
    • The sowers : a novel [binding]

    • 1897
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Grayish-olive green (C127) cloth; oblong panel with landscape stamped in black, gilt, and yellowish green, lettered in black and yellowish green; spine lettered in gilt.
    • White butterflies : and other stories [binding]

    • 1900
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark yellowish green (C137) calico-texture cloth; cream clouds and butterflies, silver sky and lettering with landscape reserved, all within silver double rule border; motif repeated on spine; untrimmed. Unsigned, attributed to Thomas Watson Ball.
    • The shadows of the trees : and other poems [binding]

    • 1898
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Copy 1 in vivid green (C139) calico-texture cloth; triple panel within dark green double ruled borders; top panel titling in black, center panel landscape of woods in dark green and gray with gilt sky, and blank lower panel with lettering in dark...
    • Truth and a woman [binding]

    • 1903
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Light yellowish green (C135) calico-texture cloth; darker green and blue landscape, gilt lettering on front cover; circular publisher's monogram with blue background on back cover; spine lettered in gilt; t.e.g., untrimmed.
    • Pickett's Gap [binding]

    • 1907
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Medium yellowish green calico-texture cloth; central horizontal panel with landscape and title in dark green, dark green border of leafy vines; signed "TBH", i.e. Theodore B. Hapgood; spine lettered in dark green.
    • On many greens : a book of golf and golfers [binding]

    • 1901
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Moderate olive (C107) calico-texture cloth; golfer stamped in red, black and cream, background landscape reserved, cream sky; black lettering, black rule border; re-backed; untrimmed.

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