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Lighthouses: A Close Up Look: A Tour of Americas Iconic Architecture Through Historic Photos and Detailed Drawings Alan Giagnocavo

Lighthouses: A Close Up Look: A Tour of Americas Iconic Architecture Through Historic Photos and Detailed Drawings

Alan Giagnocavo

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ISBN : 9781565235601
Paperback
172 pages
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 About the Book 

The Historic American Building Survey (HABS) and the Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) collections are dedicated to preserving America’s architectural history by gathering a diverse range of historic photographs and architectural designs ofMoreThe Historic American Building Survey (HABS) and the Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) collections are dedicated to preserving America’s architectural history by gathering a diverse range of historic photographs and architectural designs of buildings throughout the country.Along with over 90 photos of lighthouses across the country from the HABS/HAER website, this book includes over 50 detailed architectural plans that feature the internal and external structure of the lighthouses.  In this book, readers will find unique lighthouse structures, such as the Port Mahon Lighthouse, which hovers over the water on pilings and the Portland Breakwater Lighthouse, which contains architectural details similar to those found on the White House.  Not to worry, though, the towering buildings typically associated with the word lighthouse can also be found on these pages.  Color photos, GPS coordinates and a brief history of many of the locations are also included, courtesy of www.ohiobarns.com, a website maintained by Ohio resident, Mike MacCarter.