Publisher: Oxford University Press (November 13, 1986)
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starting with an outline of Gothic, Classical, and Baroque structure, Pierson explores how American architects used those traditions to boost a uniquely American kind. He examines the works of the early masters, together with Bulfinch's Massachusetts country condo, Latrobe's Capitol construction in Washington, Independence corridor in Philadelphia, Mills's constructions in South Carolina, in addition to Thomas Jefferson's condo in Monticello, which represents the clearest expression of the recent American architectural imaginative and prescient.