Titled "THE COMMISSION OF FINE ARTS: A Brief History 1910-1995," the book is in Excellent condition, AS NEW -- cover and interior clean, binding tight -- pristine, gift-worthy.
Softcover, 250 pages. By Sue A. Kohler, Historian of the Commission. Published by The Commission of Fine Arts, Washington, D.C. Illustrated with many b/w photographs, drawings and maps.
How the small provincial town of Washington evolved into the great Federal City capital. The Commission of Fine Arts has guided the architectural planning and growth of Washington, D.C. since 1910. The story of preservation with chapters on the Lincoln Memorial, the Mall, Federal Triangle, Watergate Complex, National Gallery of Art, the Kennedy Center, major memorials and parks -- and many other important areas -- 22 chapters in all. If you're interested in the D.C. area and its unique regional history, you'll probably want to add this well-done book to your collection.
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