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A Guide to Architecture in the Adirondacks


By Richard Longstreth

Available in Softcover.

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Finally, a comprehensive and easy-to-use guide to the built environment of the region is here.  Drawn from years of extensive fieldwork, A Guide to Architecture in the Adirondacks has 450 entries from nearly every Adirondack community.  This is a must-have for tourists and Adirondack residents, alike.

“What’s the story on that interesting house by the side of the road?  This book has the answers.  It’s all here in crisp, concise, well-researched entries covering the entire park.  Longstreth provides the critical data on over 1,000 Adirondack structures”

–Adirondack historian Philip G. Terrie

This one-of-a-kind guide contains:

  • Entries for individual properties and districts include information on design, construction and designers, key physical characteristics and historical significance.
  • Hundreds of images taken by the author, who has nearly fifty years of experience as a photographer of architecture.
  • Maps keyed specifically for this guide and organized into twelve sections to make it easy to create your own tours.
  • Bibliographies of seventeen architects and other designers, based in the Adirondacks.


Product Info:

A Guide to Architecture in the Adirondacks
Richard Longstreth
6 x 9, 448 pages, paperback, $34.95
Photographs, maps, index, bibliography
ISBN 978-0-967-03885-8
Published by Adirondack Architectural Heritage, Keeseville, NY



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