Error title
Some error text about your books and stuff.
Close

Why Architecture Matters Lessons from Chicago

by Blair Kamin

  • ISBN: 9780226423210
  • ISBN10: 0226423212

Why Architecture Matters Lessons from Chicago

by Blair Kamin

  • List Price: $40.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
  • Publish date: 09/01/2001
  • ISBN: 9780226423210
  • ISBN10: 0226423212
used Add to Cart $1.11
You save: 97%
Marketplace Item
new Add to Cart $41.84
Marketplace Item
Description: Title: Author pens history of Hudson area Author: Klint Lowry Publisher: The Suncoast News Date: 4/16/2010 It really isn't too surprising that Jeff Cannon would have a deep passion for the history of Pasco County, and of Hudson in particular. While most people around here are from somewhere else, Cannon's roots run deep. He isn't just a native son he's a native great-great-grandson. "I'm fifth generation from Hudson. My family's been here since the late 1870s," Cannon said. "Through marriage, I'm related to the Hudson family." A few years ago, Cannon began devoting himself more fully to his interest in local history as a member of the West Pasco Historical Society, in New Port Richey, and the Pioneer Florida Museum Association, in Dade City; as president of the West Elfers Cemetery Preservation Association and operator of the Pasco Cemeteries website, and as a historical researcher and writer. It is in that last capacity that The Sea Pine Civic Association, 7817 Gulf Way, will welcome Cannon for a "meet the author" night 7 p.m. this Wednesday, April 21. Cannon is the author of "Hudson," an entry in Arcadia Publishing's popular "Images of America" series. These table-top books tell the stories of individual communities' beginnings through the use of hundreds of historical photographs and carefully researched captions. Since its debut in 1993, the format, with its familiar sepia-toned cover, has presented the histories of thousands of communities. Cannon said he contacted Arcadia and submitted a proposal to do a book on Hudson after he saw the local reception for Adam Carozza's 2004 release of "Images of America: New Port Richey." It was easy to convince the publishers that the Hudson area also had a story to tell and that he was the right man to tell it. Once Arcadia gave him the green light, it would take him about a year to compile the book, but that was based on years of previous professional and personal background research. "A lot of that's connected to family research It all kind of merges together," Cannon said. "The history of the town is kind of my family's history, too." On Monday, Cannon stood at the Hudson Cemetery. Because it is on a small lot at the busy intersection of U.S. 19 and Hudson Avenue, the cemetery often goes unnoticed by drivers zipping past. It's hard amid the midday traffic to imagine the cemetery used to be nestled in secluded woods. "Up through the 1950s, U.S. 19 wasn't here," Cannon said. Even then, at first it was only a two-lane road. While Hudson was first settled around 1872, the community's namesakes, the family of Isaac Washington Hudson Sr., did not permanently move here until 1878. That same year, the cemetery got its first resident, Hudson's 16-year-old daughter, Ida Melissa. Cannon pointed out her headstone. Many of his own ancestors are buried here, too. The cemetery is one of the few remaining physical remnants of those early years, Cannon said. Most have given way to progress, though he is happy to note that Isaac Hudson's original house still stands, near the intersection of Pine Road and Harbor Drive. "It's kind of had modern siding put on it, but the historic value of that structure is still the same," he said. What do remain in greater quantity are photographs and documents, and Cannon uses them to great effect in his "Hudson" book. Along with his own collection, Cannon contacted the descendents of many of Hudson's founding families and found artifacts that help provide a portrait of the area's early decades. One of his favorite finds is the book's cover photo, which he determined shows a survey crew at Hudson Spring. It is known the town was platted in 188
Expand description
Seller Condition Comments Price  
Seller: Solr Books
Location: Skokie, IL
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Great reading/study copy. May have highlights and/or notes. Ships Fast! Satisfaction Guaranteed!
Price:
$1.11
Comments:
Great reading/study copy. May have highlights and/or notes. Ships Fast! Satisfaction Guaranteed!
Seller: Better World Books West
Location: Mishawaka, IN
Condition: Very Good
Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book!
[...]
Price:
$1.66
Comments:
Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book!
[...]
Seller: Owls Books
Location: Toledo, OH
Condition: Good
All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor
[...]
Price:
$1.67
Comments:
All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor
[...]
Seller: Open Books Ltd
Location: Chicago, IL
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Open Books is a nonprofit social venture that provides literacy experiences
[...]
Price:
$2.80
Comments:
Open Books is a nonprofit social venture that provides literacy experiences
[...]
Seller: Open Books Ltd
Location: Chicago, IL
Condition: Acceptable
Shipping Icon
Ex Library book. Missing first blank interior page. Open Books is a nonprofit
[...]
Price:
$2.80
Comments:
Ex Library book. Missing first blank interior page. Open Books is a nonprofit
[...]
Seller: Best and Fastest Books
Location: west new york, NJ
Condition: Very Good
Well kept copy with jacket, solid binding, unmarked text, light jacket wear,
[...]
Price:
$4.05
Comments:
Well kept copy with jacket, solid binding, unmarked text, light jacket wear,
[...]
Seller: JDB Sales
Location: Corona, CA
Condition: Very Good
Shipping Icon
Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 408 p. Contains: b&w photo Illustrations.
[...]
Price:
$4.95
Comments:
Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 408 p. Contains: b&w photo Illustrations.
[...]
Seller: Wonder Book - Member ABAA/ILAB
Location: Frederick, MD
Condition: Very Good
Very Good condition. Very Good dust jacket.
Price:
$5.60
Comments:
Very Good condition. Very Good dust jacket.
Seller: Wonder Book - Member ABAA/ILAB
Location: Frederick, MD
Condition: Good
Good condition. Very Good dust jacket.
Price:
$5.60
Comments:
Good condition. Very Good dust jacket.
Seller: WonderBook
Location: Frederick, MD Ask seller a question
Condition: Very Good
Very Good condition. Very Good dust jacket.
Price:
$5.86
Comments:
Very Good condition. Very Good dust jacket.
Seller: WonderBook
Location: Frederick, MD Ask seller a question
Condition: Good
Good condition. Very Good dust jacket.
Price:
$5.86
Comments:
Good condition. Very Good dust jacket.
Seller: Dorothy Meyer-Bookseller
Location: Batavia, IL
Condition: Like New
NOT an ex library book. Clean interior pages. Dust jacket has no chips or tears, price is not clipped.
Price:
$10.06
Comments:
NOT an ex library book. Clean interior pages. Dust jacket has no chips or tears, price is not clipped.
Seller: Robert S Brooks Bookseller
Location: Bristol, WI
Condition: Like New
Inscribed By Author
Price:
$10.68
Comments:
Inscribed By Author
Seller: Bruce Davidson Books
Location: Arlington, MA
Condition: Like New
First printing. Fine in a fine dustjacket, perfect. (box 109)
Price:
$11.25
Comments:
First printing. Fine in a fine dustjacket, perfect. (box 109)
Seller: Priceless Books
Location: Urbana, IL
Condition: Very Good
Shipping Icon
386pp. Extremities book & Dj lightly rubbed; covers Dj lightly scratched. Illus.; index.
Price:
$13.50
Comments:
386pp. Extremities book & Dj lightly rubbed; covers Dj lightly scratched. Illus.; index.
Seller: Robert S Brooks Bookseller
Location: Bristol, WI
Condition: Like New
Inscribed By Author Several tiny chips to the jacket.
Price:
$14.06
Comments:
Inscribed By Author Several tiny chips to the jacket.
Seller: Robert S Brooks Bookseller
Location: Bristol, WI
Condition: Like New
Signed by Author
Price:
$17.43
Comments:
Signed by Author
Seller: P-Town Book Sales
Location: Petaluma, CA
Condition: Like New
0226423212 Crisp pages and tight binding. Price corner clipped. Light shelf wear on dust jacket.
Price:
$21.90
Comments:
0226423212 Crisp pages and tight binding. Price corner clipped. Light shelf wear on dust jacket.
Seller: One Stop Shop Bookstore
Location: Memphis, TN
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Price:
$22.48
Comments:
Seller: Bookworks
Location: Chicago, IL
Condition: Like New
Shipping Icon
Book. Signed by Author(s) SIGNED with personalized inscription by Kamin on half title page. An excellent, clean copy of the first printing.
Price:
$24.68
Comments:
Book. Signed by Author(s) SIGNED with personalized inscription by Kamin on half title page. An excellent, clean copy of the first printing.
Seller: KING BEE BOOKS
Location: Chicago, IL
Condition: Like New
8vo. Inscribed and Dated By the Author and Photographer Price includes a new clear Mylar dust jacket cover installed prior to shipping.
Price:
$25.65
Comments:
8vo. Inscribed and Dated By the Author and Photographer Price includes a new clear Mylar dust jacket cover installed prior to shipping.
Seller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA
Location: Wadsworth, IL
Condition: Like New
Shipping Icon
First edition. Hardcover. A collection of some of his best columns from this Pulitzer Prize winning author. A fine and tight copy in a fine dust jacket.
Price:
$28.12
Comments:
First edition. Hardcover. A collection of some of his best columns from this Pulitzer Prize winning author. A fine and tight copy in a fine dust jacket.
Seller: Ergodebooks
Location: Richmond, TX Ask seller a question
Condition: New
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Price:
$41.84
Comments:
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
please wait
Please Wait

Notify Me When Available

Enter your email address below,
and we'll contact you when your school adds course materials for
.
Enter your email address below, and we'll contact you when is back in stock (ISBN: ).