The Houses of Key West Alex Caemmerer

ISBN: 9781561640096

Published: January 1st 1992

Paperback

112 pages


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The Houses of Key West  by  Alex Caemmerer

The Houses of Key West by Alex Caemmerer
January 1st 1992 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 112 pages | ISBN: 9781561640096 | 7.13 Mb

-- Key West -- an architectural treasure trove of houses built in the 19th century-- Eyebrow houses, shotgun houses, Conch Victorians-- Color photographs throughout-- Many of Key Wests houses were built by ships carpenters with no plans other thanMore-- Key West -- an architectural treasure trove of houses built in the 19th century-- Eyebrow houses, shotgun houses, Conch Victorians-- Color photographs throughout-- Many of Key Wests houses were built by ships carpenters with no plans other than memories of seaport homes from their past-- Widows walks borrowed from New England, overhanging eaves (eyebrows) from the West Indies-- Builders added details from architectural fads of the time -- from Greek Revival columns to Creole trellises-- Many charming anecdotes about old Key West gleaned from interviews with descendants of the families who built houses there-- For anyone who loves to look at charming old houses and imagine their histories



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