Publisher description for The Philadelphia Area Architecture of Horace Trumbauer / Rachel Hildebrandt and the Old York Road Historical Society.


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Architect Horace Trumbauer (1868-1938) is well known for the wide range of residential, commercial, and civic structures he designed in and around Philadelphia. His works can be found along Old York Road and the Main Line, as well as in Philadelphia and Springfield Township, Montgomery County. During the American renaissance in architecture, Trumbauer masterfully interpreted the classical styles, designing many of the area's most notable structures. Captured in stunning exterior and interior photographs, The Philadelphia Area Architecture of Horace Trumbauer highlights the architect's most significant works, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Keswick Theatre, the Widener Building, Whitemarsh Hall, Lynnewood Hall, and Ardrossan.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Architecture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Public buildings.
Architecture, Domestic.