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Architectural Style Guide

General Architectural Style/Form Guides:

  • Baker, John Milnes. American House Styles: A Concise Guide. The Sarabande Press. New York, NY, 1994.
  • Blumenson, John J.G. Identifying American Architecture: A Pictorial Guide to Styles and Terms, 1600-1945. W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. New York, NY, 1977.
  • Carley, Rachel . The Visual Dictionary of American Domestic Architecture. Tunder Bay Press. San Diego, CA, 2006.
  • Cunliffe, Sarah & Jean Loussier. Architecture Styles: Spotters Guide. The Philosophical Society. New York, NY, 1945.
  • Fleming, John Hugh Honour. The Penguin Dictionary of Architecture. Penguin Books Ltd. New York, NY, 1966.
  • Gowans, Alan. The Comfortable House. MIT Press. Cambridge, Mass, 1986.
  • Longstreth, Richard. The Buildings of Main Street: A Guide to Commerical Architecture. AltaMira Press. Walnut Creek, CA, 2000.
  • Morgan, William. The Abrams Guide to American House Styles. Harry N. Abrams Inc. New York, NY, M2004.
  • McAlester, Virgina & Lee. A Field Guide to American Houses. Alfred Knopf. New York, NY, 1992.
  • Phillips, Steven J. Old House Dictionary: An Illustrated Guide to American Domestic Architecture. The Preservation Press. Washington, DC, 1992.
  • Pothorn, Herbert. Architectural Styles. The Viking Press. New York, NY, 1970.
  • Rifkind, Carole. A Field Guide to Contemporary American Architecture. A Dutton Book. New York, NY, 1998.
  • Schweitzer, Robert & Michael Davis. America's Favorite Homes. Wayne State University Press. Detroit, MI, 1990.
  • Walker, Lester. American Homes: A Illustrated Encyclopedia of Domestic Architecture. Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers. New York, NY, 1981.
  • Ware, Dora & Betty Beatty. A Short Dictionary of Architecture. The Philosophical Society. New York, NY, 1945.
  • Whiffen, Marcus. American Architecture Since 1780. MIT Press. Cambridge, Mass, 1969.