This is the grave of Charles Bulfinch. Born in 1763 in Boston, Bulfinch grew up in the late colonial elite. His father was a prominent doctor and his grandfather was.
This is the grave of Mary Colter. Born to a reasonably well-off family in Pittsburgh in 1869, Colter's family moved around a bit when she was a child, first to.
This is the grave of Gustav Stickley. Born in 1858 in Osceola, Wisconsin, Stickley grew up in a huge German immigrant family, one of 11 children. They were poor. His.
I love this story so much. It's the most New Gilded Age story possible. “Absolutely stunning” is how the University of California, Santa Barbara, described plans for Munger Hall, a.
The brutalist architect Gottfried Böhm died the other day. The way his Pilgrimage Church dominates the town of Neviges, Germany to me is just an atrocity. But I know there.
This is the grave of Cass Gilbert. Born in 1859 in Zanesville, Ohio, Gilbert was named for Lewis Cass, one of the truly reprehensible politicians of the antebellum years, a.
Then: When Mussolini first came to power, the view from the balcony looked out across the expansive Roman forum with remnants of pillars and palaces built during the height of.
This is the grave of Calvert Vaux. Born in London in 1824, this son of a doctor was trained as an architect from a young age. Specifically, he was placed.