The Architecture of Ralph Adams Cram and His Office

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The Architecture of Ralph Adams Cram and His Office

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The Architecture of Ralph Adams Cram and His Office by Ethan Anthony; Published by WW Norton, New York; 2007. 256 pages.

Contents include 39 page biography of Cram, 320 Photographs and drawings from the firm files and a catalog of his work. A personal inscription by author on request.

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Published by WW Norton in 2007 The Architecture of Ralph Adams Cram and His Office is the only book to feature a comprehensive photographic survey that introduces the casual reader to the man and his work. Cram's work spanned 53 years from 1889 to 1942 and included work in 44 states.

The book covers residential, academic, government and religious sectors including many major institutions such as Princeton, Williams, Boston University, University of Richmond, Phillips Exeter, Choate, East Liberty Presbyterian and Calvary churches in Pittsburgh and many others.

Photos in the book are sourced from the firm's archive taken by major architectural photographers of the time.

Also included in the book:

An 80 page biography covering his life and times and

A list of projects with dates as they were known in 2007.

This book will be available for a few more years until the publisher's stock is exhausted and there are no current plans to reprint.