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Harry Bertoia, Printmaker

Monotypes and Other Monographics

June Kompass Nelson

A representative of the principle styles and themes that emerges from Harry Bertoia’s printmaking and structure work.

Paperback
Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343692
eBOOK
Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343708
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Canvas Detroit

Julie Pincus and Nichole Christian

A compelling look at the contemporary art and artists that are transforming Detroit’s physical landscape.

Paperback
Available November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344620
Hardback
Available November 2017
ISBN: 9780814340233
eBOOK
Available November 2017
ISBN: 9780814338803

The Story of Sherwood Forest

One Hundred Years a Detroit Neighborhood

By Gail Rodwan

History of Sherwood Forest community in Detroit.

Hardback
Published: June 2017
ISBN: 9780692843581

The Detroit Public Library

An American Classic

Barbara Madgy Cohn and Patrice Rafail Merritt

A photographic tour of the Detroit Public Library’s rich art and architectural history.

Hardback
Published: May 2017
ISBN: 9780814342329
eBOOK
Published: May 2017
ISBN: 9780814342336

Designing Detroit

Wirt Rowland and the Rise of Modern American Architecture

Michael G. Smith

Shines a light on Detroit architect Wirt Rowland who, until now, has largely slipped into obscurity.

Hardback
Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814339794
eBOOK
Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814339800
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Yamasaki in Detroit

A Search for Serenity

John Gallagher

Explores the life, creative drive, and notable projects of modernist architect Minoru Yamasaki.

Hardback
Published: September 2015
ISBN: 9780814341193
eBOOK
Published: September 2015
ISBN: 9780814341209
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The Art of Memory

Historic Cemeteries of Grand Rapids, Michigan

Thomas R. Dilley

Traces the history of the cemetery in nineteenth- and twentieth-century America, with a specific discussion of the art, architecture, and history of the cemeteries of Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Hardback
Published: September 2014
ISBN: 9780814340196
eBOOK
Published: September 2014
ISBN: 9780814340202
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Michigan's Historic Railroad Stations

Michael H. Hodges

A photographic survey of 31 railroad stations around the state of Michigan with architectural observations and short histories of each.

Hardback
Published: October 2012
ISBN: 9780814334836
eBOOK
Published: October 2012
ISBN: 9780814338124

The Buildings of Detroit

A History

W. Hawkins Ferry
With a new foreword by John Gallagher

The definitive volume on Detroit's architectural history, from the 1700s to the end of the twentieth century.

Hardback
Published: October 2012
ISBN: 9780814316658
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Detroit's Historic Places of Worship

Compiled and edited by Marla O. Collum, Barbara E. Krueger, and Dorothy Kostuch
Photographs by Dirk Bakker
With a Foreword by John Gallagher

A vibrantly photographed historical survey of significant Detroit houses of worship.

Hardback
Published: September 2012
ISBN: 9780814334249
eBOOK
Published: September 2012
ISBN: 9780814338117
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The Guardian Building

Cathedral of Finance

James W. Tottis

Detailed photographic history of the Union Trust Building, now known as the Guardian Building, one of the architectural gems of Detroit’s skyline.

Hardback
Published: September 2008
ISBN: 9780814333853

Great Architecture of Michigan

Text by John Gallagher
Photographs by Balthazar Korab

A meticulously researched and profusely illustrated celebration of Michigan Architecture.

Hardback
Published: September 2008
ISBN: 9780981614403
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Art in Detroit Public Places

Third Edition

Dennis Alan Nawrocki

Third edition of a favorite guide to major examples of public art in metropolitan Detroit, updated for the first time since 1999.

Paperback
Published: August 2008
ISBN: 9780814333785

Genius Loci

Cranbrook

Balthazar Korab

Photography collection of Cranbrook Academy by famed photographer Balthazar Korab.

Hardback
Published: May 2007
ISBN: 9780963649263
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American City

Detroit Architecture, 1845-2005

Text by Robert Sharoff
Photographs by William Zbaren

A stunning tribute to Detroit’s architectural heritage, this book features 90 full-color photographs of the city’s most impressive buildings.

Hardback
Published: October 2005
ISBN: 9780814332702

Art in the Stations

The Detroit People Mover

By Irene Walt and various contributors
Photographs by Balthazar Korab

A profound photographic record of the public art in the Detroit People Mover stations.

Hardback
Published: October 2004
ISBN: 9780974539201
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Angels in the Architecture

A Photographic Elegy to an American Asylum

Heidi Johnson

An intimate photographic journey into 115 years of history inside a nineteenth-century asylum.

Paperback
Published: February 2004
ISBN: 9780814332122

AIA Detroit

The American Institute of Architects Guide to Detroit Architecture

Eric J. Hill, FAIA
John Gallagher

A beautifully designed resource that takes readers on a tour of greater Detroit’s many architectural wonders and special landmarks.

Paperback
Published: November 2002
ISBN: 9780814331200

The Sandstone Architecture of the Lake Superior Region

Kathryn Bishop Eckert

Geography, geology, architecture, and biography are joined to create this detailed study of a region and the majestic sandstone with which it was developed.

Hardback
Published: July 2000
ISBN: 9780814328071

The Legacy of Albert Kahn

W. Hawkins Ferry
With an Essay by Walter B. Sanders

The Legacy of Albert Kahn salutes the achievements of one of America's most distinguished architects

Paperback
Published: October 1989
ISBN: 9780814318898

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