An exquisitely photographed selection of the good Homes and mansions of the South.
In the custom of Rizzoli’s Historic Homes of the Hudson Valley and Great Homes of New England, Great Homes of the South includes a surprising array of newly photographed properties that vary over 3 centuries and are unique examples of the structure of the area. At the same time as in well-liked creativeness the “Southern Taste” is embodied within the vintage Southern plantation Area with its Greek Revival detailing—its stately white columns, extensive porch, and symmetrical form—the homes themselves are a lot more quite a lot of and attractive, as proven on this vital extent. From stately Stanton Corridor of Natchez, Mississippi, probably the most fabulous and palatial apartments of antebellum The usa; to Longue Vue Area and Gardens of New Orleans, the sumptuous Classical Revival–Taste house of Edgar and Edith Stern; to the fabled Biltmore of Asheville, North Carolina, the opulent French Renaissance–impressed chateau and Gilded Age property of George Washington Vanderbilt, this lavish extent is complete in scope and a landmark paintings of tolerating passion to householders, architects, structure historians, and all folks that love wonderful structure.