Ralph Adams Cram: Boston bohemia, 1881-1900

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Univ of Massachusetts Press, 1995
 

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In the early 20th century, the firm of Cram, Goodhue and Ferguson established themselves as the leading church architects in the United States and as the foremost proponents of the Eclectic Gothic ... Read full review

Contents

PINCKNEY STREET
iii
BLACK SPIRITS AND WHITE
35
THE PRAYER IS GRANITE
61
THE DESIRE AND PURSUIT OF THE WHOLE
103
THE BELLS OF MY DESIRE
139
THE FIGURE IN THE CARPET
179
DESIGNING PARTNERS ARTFUL CHURCHES
229
WHITE ROSE PURPLE ROSE
273
GAY GOTHIC DECADENT GOSPEL
315
THE RIDDLE OF THE VISIONISTS
349
KNIGHTS ERRANT
393
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Page 3 - New occasions teach new duties ; Time makes ancient good uncouth ; They must upward still, and onward, who would keep abreast of Truth ; Lo, before us gleam her camp-fires ! we ourselves must Pilgrims be, Launch our Mayflower, and steer boldly through the desperate winter sea, Nor attempt the Future's portal with the Past's blood-rusted key.
Page 19 - The American Will inhabits the skyscraper; the American Intellect inhabits the colonial mansion. The one is the sphere of the American man; the other, at least predominantly, of the American woman. The one is all aggressive enterprise; the other is all genteel tradition.

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