This fresh and original approach to the subject of historic preservation features sketches of each of the major American house styles from 1650 to 1950, plus directions for identifying styles, estimating the age of a house, deciphering building history, and more.
About the Authors
James C. Massey is an architectural historian and historic preservationist with more than twenty-five years of experience in a wide range of historic-preservation projects. He served as head of the Historic American Buildings Survey for the National Park Service.
Shirley Maxwell is an historian, historic preservationist, and former historic-house museum administrator with long experience in many aspects of historic preservation and museums.
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