Inside Havana by Julio Caesar Perez HernandezInside Havana by Julio Caesar Perez Hernandez

Inside Havana

byJulio Caesar Perez HernandezEditorJulio Cesar Perez Hernandez

Hardcover | October 15, 2011

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Interiors in the Caribbean capital city

Celebrating the relics of Cuba’s revolutionary glory days, this book explores everything from the kinds of interiors seen in Buena Vista Social Club to top-notch luxury hotels and cultural heritage sites. Via a diverse selection of Havana homes, hotels, gathering places, and more, Inside Havana takes you deep into the heart of the city. 

Highlights include:

  • traditional time-worn homes bearing the patina of generations of habitation
  • Modernist houses—including one by Richard Neutra—and artists’ homes
  • Cuba’s best eclectic 20th century mansions
  • Partagás cigar factory, one of Havana’s oldest and finest
  • the baroque building Palacio de los Capitanes Generales
  • the spectacular and futuristic Mario Girona-designed ice cream haven that is Havana’s most popular hangout
  • the bars Ernest Hemingway frequented, the hotel where he stayed between 1932 and 1939, and the estate near Havana he purchased in 1940, where he wrote The Old Man and the Sea
  • Mafia casino hotels
The author: Julio César Pérez Hernández, Loeb Fellow at Harvard Graduate School of Design 2001-2002 and adjunct professor at the School of Architecture in Havana, has lectured widely in the US and Europe about Cuban architecture. He is a member of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba and the recipient of several international ...
Title:Inside HavanaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 12.4 × 9.4 × 0.98 inPublished:October 15, 2011Publisher:TaschenLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3836531771

ISBN - 13:9783836531771

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