Massachusetts Avenue in the Gilded Age: Palaces & Privilege

March 3, 2010|
Massachusetts Avenue in the Gilded Age: Palaces & Privilege
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Welcome to Millionaire's Row, where the Gilded Age mansions and clubs of high society still exude a faded elegance. It was here that fiery Martha Wadsworth--avid sportswoman and social maven--and wealthy hostess Nellie Patterson mingled with the likes of famous inventor Alexander Graham Bell and miner-turned-millionaire Thomas Walsh. From the Union Station Plaza and Embassy Row to Dupont Circle and the Washington National Cathedral, author Mark N. Ozer examines the extant Beaux-Arts architecture of Massachusetts Avenue mansions and tells the tales of socialites and politicians who lived and played behind their grand fa�ades.

Title:Massachusetts Avenue in the Gilded Age: Palaces & PrivilegeFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:3 mars 2010Publisher:Arcadia Publishing Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1614236437

ISBN - 13:9781614236436

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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