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Reading Henry Hobson Richardson"s Trains stations

the context of locale

by Janel Elizabeth Houton

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Penn theses -- Historic preservation.,
  • Historic preservation -- Penn theses.

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    StatementJanel Elizabeth Houton.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 152 leaves :
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23328656M

      Amtrak runs trains from Grand Central Terminal, arriving at an open siding along the waterfront, in the shadow of the once‐magnificent Union Station (designed in by Henry Hobson Richardson. On this day in , Henry Hobson Richardson, one of the true geniuses of American architecture, was born. A native of Louisiana, he received his architectural training in Paris. But the ties he formed during his years at Harvard College, including marriage to a Bostonian, led .


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Henry Hobson Richardson and His Works (Dover Architecture series) by Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer. Henry Hobson Richardson commuter train station buildings and single-family residences. Inhe designed the Buffalo State Asylum for the Insane (now the H.

Richardson Henry Richardson Shepley went on to Harvard and the École, as well, and eventually headed the architectural firm of Shepley, Rutan and Coolidge.

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Henry Hobson Richardson Henry Hobson Richardson is known for two things: the Trinity Church in Boston and the railway station in Framingham. Nah, just kidding, he's part of the holy trinity of American architects with Louis Sullivan and Frank LLoyd Wright, so he's a really big deal. The photos of train stations are historical feasts, but also remind me almost too much of Carnegie style libraries.

My favorite chapter is about Albany-Rensselaer Station because "it illustrates a measured response to the reduced circumstances railroads - and the municipal, state, and federal governments charged with Written like a snooty tear /5.

Historically rich Boston gives me lots of opportunities to see great architecture locally. On these pages you will see the results of my passion for great architects and their buildings. The tour begins with my favorite 19th century architect (and probable all time favorite), Henry Hobson Richardson.

Although Reading Henry Hobson Richardsons Trains stations book was known in his own time as a leader of the so-called Romanesque Revival, the American architect Henry Hobson Richardson () is today regarded as one of the pioneers of modern architecture — a man who, in the words of Lewis Mumford, “created out of a confusion which was actually worse than a mere void the beginnings of a new architecture.”Cited by: The architect Henry Hobson Richardson () Reading Henry Hobson Richardsons Trains stations book born and raised in Louisiana.

He attended Harvard College and was the second American to enroll in the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Upon his return inhe opened a small office in New York City in partnership with Charles Gambrill.

Part coffee-table book, part monographentertaining, informative, great to look through. I grew up near Boston and Richardson's churches, train depots, and libraries were a part of the background until I took a close look at Trinity Church and realized that the same person who designed THAT designed all these other structures as by: 4.

H.H. Richardson train station, Holyoke: a nineteenth century landscape for twenty-first century people. [Nancy Howard] Book, Archival Material: All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Howard. Find more information about: # Henry Hobson Richardson\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema.

Richardsonian Romanesque is a style of Romanesque Revival architecture named after architect Henry Hobson Richardson (–). The revival style incorporates 11th and 12th century southern French, Spanish and Italian Romanesque characteristics.

Richardson first used elements of the style in his Richardson Olmsted Complex in Buffalo, New York, designed in   But Henry Hobson Richardson, whose Richardson Romanesque buildings—inspired by 11th and 12th century structures in Southern France, Italy, and Spain—are a Author: Patrick Sisson.

Henry Hobson Richardson, one of this country's greatest architects and Frederick Law Olmsted (), the preeminent landscape architect of the era worked together. Henry Hobson Richardson and the train station “as it ought to be” The string of H. Richardson train depots and stations that grace the rail networks of Massachusetts might never have been created if it had not been for the aesthetic goals and foresight of James A.

Rumrill. As a Vice President of the Boston & Albany Railroad and as a. Among the few stations still extant, these influences are perhaps best illustrated in his Old Colony station (Easton, Massachusetts, –).

[27] Here he uses the Syrian arch that became a hallmark of Richardson designs for both the porte-cochère and the windows of the main structure. Reminiscent of a courtyard and temple that Morse illustrated from Nikkō in Tochigi prefecture, Japan. Station and landscape design program.

The B&A undertook a significant program of improvement and beautification in the s and s. Beginning inthe B&A hired architect Henry Hobson Richardson to design a series of passenger stations.

Over the next five years, Richardson was responsible for nine B&A stations (Auburndale, Chestnut Hill. The Thomas Crane Memorial Library, also known as the Richardson building, is Quincy's original library building designed by Henry Hobson Richardson and funded by Albert Crane in honor of his father, Thomas Crane.

Considered Richardson's masterpiece in the field of library architecture, the building was ranked 43rd out of works of architecture recently selected as America's Favorite. Train Station Bus Station Cruise Terminal Books & Magazines Top ArchDaily's Monthly Topics Henry Hobson Richardson (29 September Union Station is a historic former railroad station located in downtown Palmer, building, which was designed by American architect H.

Richardson, opened in June to consolidate two separate stations nearby. The grounds of the station were originally designed by Frederick Law Olmsted. It is located at the junction of the Boston and Albany Railroad (later part of Opened: June   South Station is New England’s largest train station, but today’s riders may not realize that it used to be much : Jacqueline Houton.

Only a small portion of this massive building is visible here, but it clearly shows the Romanesque details of the building, which was designed by prominent architect Henry Hobson Richardson. Although better known for grand public buildings such as churches, city halls, libraries, and railroad stations, he also designed some commercial buildings.

Henry Hobson Richardson: | | | |Henry Hobson Richardson| | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and. Jul 3, - An introduction to the career of one of the country's most important architects.

A design competition was won by Henry Hobson Richardson, a Harvard graduate who had studied architecture at the famed Ecole de Beaux Arts in Paris.

In time, his oeuvre became known as “Richardsonian Romanesque”—characterized by squat, compact buildings usually constructed with unfinished stone in dark red, tan, brown, and gray hues. Only a small portion of this massive building is visible here, but it clearly shows the Romanesque details of the building, which was designed by prominent architect Henry Hobson Richardson.

Although better known for grand public buildings such as churches, city halls, libraries, and railroad stations, he also designed some commercial buildings.

Henry Hobson Richardson (Septem – Ap ) was a prominent American architect who designed buildings in Albany, Boston, Buffalo, Chicago, Hartford, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, and other cities.

The style he popularized is named for him: Richardsonian Romanesque. Along with Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright, Richardson is one of "the recognized trinity of American. Among the few stations still extant, these influences are perhaps best illustrated in his Old Colony station (Easton, Massachusetts, –).

Here he uses the Syrian arch that became a hallmark of Richardson designs for both the porte-cochère and the windows of the main structure. Reminiscent of a courtyard and temple that Morse illustrated from Nikkō in Tochigi prefecture, Japan, the. New London, CT (NLC) Designed by famed architect Henry Hobson Richardson, New London Union Station offers easy connections between Amtrak, commuter rail, intercity and local buses and ferries.

Amtrak established the Great American Stations Project in to educate communities on the benefits of redeveloping train stations, offer tools to.

Even though the train station in Framingham doesn't really come up at the top of the charts when listing Richardson's achievements, it is fair to say that it is an important building in American architecture.

It was built in (Richardson died in ) for the Boston & Albany railroad company. Until recently, it was kind left to its own demises. The Romanesque Revival (c.

), whose chief proponent was Henry Hobson Richardson, the Philadelphia Centennial of and more importantly the Columbian Exposition of in. Henry Hobson Richardson (Septem – Ap ) was a prominent American architect of the 19th century whose work left a significant impact on, among others, Boston, Pittsburgh, Albany, and Chicago.

Biography. Richardson was born at Priestly Plantation in St. James Parish, Louisiana and spent part of his childhood in New Orleans, where his family resided on Julia Row in a. The station building on the property, which was designed by prominent American 19th-century architect Henry Hobson Richardson, was built in for the Connecticut River Railroad.

It was sold by its recent owner, the Holyoke Gas & Electric Department, to Race Street Properties LLC for $10, according to the deed filed on Octo - In a poll of seventy-five architects, conducted by the American Architect and Building News infive of the top ten buildings were Richardson's work.

Trinity Church, in first place with 84 per cent of the votes, was followed in various positions by his Albany City Hall, Sever Hall at Harvard, the New York State Capitol at Albany, and the Town Hall at North Easton pins.

Architectural history as often serves to mythologize celebrated architects as to examine their careers critically. The nineteenth-century Boston architect H. Richardson is a case in point.

It was less Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer's pioneer biography, Henry Hobson Richardson and His Works, published two years after Richardson's death inthan Henry-Russell Hitchcock's The.

The most important and pdf architect pdf the era who built librairies was Henry Hobson Richardson (), perhaps best known for his design of Boston's Trinity primary focus of Kenneth Breisch's Henry Hobson Richardson and the Small Public Library in America is on Richardson's designs for public libraries in Woburn, North.Old Colony Railroad Station, North Easton, Bristol County, MA creator Richardson, Henry Hobson Cummings, Abbott L, historian Robinson, Cervin, photographer Created / Published Old Colony Railroad Station, North Easton, Bristol County, MA.

Bristol County Massachusetts North Easton,   Restoring and repurposing the Calf Pasture Pumping Station would be a valuable way ebook preserve a piece of H.H.

Richardson’s architectural legacy and New England’s history. Sources Consulted: Griswold Van Rensselear, Mariana. Henry Hobson Richardson and His Works.

New York: Dover Publications, Marwell, Stuart. Calf Pasture Pumping Station.