Buffalo's Pan American Exposition (Images of America)

Buffalo's Pan American Exposition (Images of

One of a series of popular turn-of-the-century international expositions, the Pan-American Exposition of 1901 emphasized Western Hemisphere production and trade. The Pan-Am flaunted America’s status as a leading international power after the victory from the 1898 Spanish-American War. In this engaging pictorial history, discover the relationship between the exposition and its host city of Buffalo, and the triumphs and tragedies it endured. Discover the booming Buffalo of 1900, with its links to midwestern agriculture and eastern markets. The city had abundant electric power, was home to several important industries, and had a wealthy and influential leadership. A logical venue for the exposition, Buffalo became home to a fair that paid tribute to the nation’s industrial, agricultural, and commercial dominance. Along with Chicago in 1893 and other fairs that followed, the Pan-Am combined high-toned self-promotion in the formal exhibits with midway displays that made sport of other cultures and races. The exposition came to a shattering close with the assassination of Pres. William McKinley on its grounds in September. Neither the fair nor the city fully recovered. Buffalo’s Pan-American Exposition explores a unique time in American history. Historians, scholars, and resident...

  • ASIN: 0738557897

What On Earth Great Places Table Lamp - London, England Big Ben, Small Accent Light for Desk - 3" x 3" x 14"

What On Earth Great Places Table Lamp -

These detailed table lamps are just the right size for accent lighting wherever you need it! Romantic London with the famous watch tower, Big Ben, 14"x 3". Lamp requires one 7-watt bulb (included). On/off switch on 56" cord. Plastic

  • Color: Brown
  • Brand: WHAT ON EARTH
  • ASIN: B01MRNDTWQ
  • UPC: 008853880657

RSR E-V Windale Lantern - 03451

RSR E-V Windale Lantern -

Capture the timeless beauty of old world Europe in a stunning display of ligth and illumination. Part of our collectable series of architectural inspired lanterns the Windale is inspired by a classic masterpieces

  • Color: Bronze Patina
  • Brand: RSR
  • ASIN: B005HXCUD0
  • UPC: 042338034517

ACRYLIC CLEAR 1/16" THICK PICK YOUR SIZE OR CUSTOM CUT TO SIZE (18" X 32")

ACRYLIC CLEAR 1/16" THICK PICK YOUR SIZE OR

Acrylic finished plastics have outstanding resistance to long-term exposure to sunlight and weathering. It has excellent optical properties and is more resistant to impact than glass. In addition, acrylic has low water absorption, good electrical resistivity, and fair tensile strength.Applications are infinite, including art installations, outdoor signs, glazing, aircraft canopies, skylights, auto tail-lights, dials, buttons, lighting applications, knobs, and machine covers. Interstate Plastics offers a wide variety of Acrylic plastics to fit your specific application. Acrylic is often preferred because of its moderate properties, easy handling and processing, and low cost, but behaves in a brittle manner when loaded, especially under an impact force. Transmits up to 92% of visible light (3 mm thickness), and gives a reflection of about 4% from each of its surfaces on account of its refractive index. It has a density of 1.17-1.20 g/cm3, which is less than half that of glass. It also has good impact strength, higher than both glass and polystyrene.

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: MATOGOLLC
  • ASIN: B016QJLR64
  • UPC: 641361226724

Magic Sliders 4" Translucent Rubber Doorstopper, Multi-Surface Design Great for use at Office, at Home, School, Easy to Install (#80378) - 2 Count

Magic Sliders 4" Translucent Rubber Doorstopper, Multi-Surface Design

Magic Sliders provide an innovative way to make furniture moving easy. They come in a variety of types, shapes and sizes for all your moving and surface protection needs! These 4” translucent doorstops are ideal for making slamming doors a thing of the past! The heavy-duty rubber material prevents damage from doorknobs, doesn’t scratch floors, and works great on all surfaces. Keep your doors securely wedged by simply placing one of these to provide the ultimate gripping power. A very handy tool to keep around or wonderful enough to give as a gift. Package includes 2 count 4-inch (100mm) translucent rubber doorstops.

  • Color: Multicolor
  • Brand: Magic Sliders
  • ASIN: B002OU9B86
  • UPC: 799198824504

Designing Pan-America: U.S. Architectural Visions for the Western Hemisphere (Roger Fullington Series in Architecture)

Designing Pan-America: U.S. Architectural Visions for the Western

Late in the nineteenth century, U.S. commercial and political interests began eyeing the countries of Latin America as plantations, farms, and mines to be accessed by new shipping lines and railroads. As their desire to dominate commerce and trade in the Western Hemisphere grew, these U.S. interests promoted the concept of "Pan-Americanism" to link the United States and Latin America and called on U.S. architects to help set the stage for Pan-Americanism's development. Through international expositions, monuments, and institution building, U.S. architects translated the concept of a united Pan-American sensibility into architectural or built form. In the process, they also constructed an artificial ideological identity—a fictional Pan-America peopled with imaginary Pan-American citizens, the hemispheric loyalists who would support these projects and who were the presumed benefactors of this presumed architecture of unification.Designing Pan-America presents the first examination of the architectural expressions of Pan-Americanism. Concentrating on U.S. architects and their clients, Robert Alexander González demonstrates how they proposed designs reflecting U.S. presumptions and projections about the relationship between the United States and Latin America. This forgotten chapt...

  • ASIN: 0292723253

Manfrotto 290 Xtra Aluminum 3-Section Tripod Kit with 3-Way Head (MK290XTA3-3WUS)

Manfrotto 290 Xtra Aluminum 3-Section Tripod Kit with

290 Xtra is the link between past and future: it’s still the classic rock-solid 290 tripod but it features new style and technical functions. 290 Xtra has become more flexible thanks to the new 4 leg angle positions that allow photographers to be much more creative. It maintains its solid aluminum construction with an exciting design update. This kit comes with a 3-way head for precise set up. A dedicated shoulder bag makes it the perfect photographic companion both indoors and outdoors.

  • Color: Black
  • Brand: Manfrotto
  • ASIN: B013JS87KO
  • UPC: 719821396598

sasdasld Name Wall Decal Boys Peter Pan Vinyl Art Stickers for Baby Room Custom Personalized Wall Sticker Bedroom Home Decoration 5722cm

sasdasld Name Wall Decal Boys Peter Pan Vinyl

Material: PVC Easy to Apply, Removable, Durable, Pressure Resistance, Shock Resistance, Moisture Resistance Decorate interior walls or windows of home, bathroom, office, dorm, or store Give your home wall a new feature bring good mood to you。Quickly paste your gift without messing up. Do not leave any sticky residue on the wallWall stickers are not only a good educational tool, but also a fun way to decorate a room.All of our stickers are carefully designed by our talented team of artists and offer the highest quality at an affordable price.

  • Brand: sasdasld
  • ASIN: B07SM533RL

CuteBee Dollhouse Miniature with Furniture, DIY Wooden DollHouse Kit Plus Dust Proof and Music Movement, 1:24 Scale Creative Room for Valentine's Day Gift Idea(blue time)

CuteBee Dollhouse Miniature with Furniture, DIY Wooden DollHouse

Welcome to CuteBee's world of dollhouses,in which is full of imagination and fun! Package Include: 1.A beautifully colored box(it's perfect gifts in various festivals for teenagers and adults). 2. DIY house kit(include all the furnitures and accessories in pictures). 3. A visual colorful instruction manual with pictures, which guide you clearly assemble step by step. Note : 1.Glue and batteries are not included because they are not permitted to ship by air transportation,so please prepare it by yourself,you can choose silicone liquid glue and two pcs batteries(type AAA). 2.The house kits are the furnitures and accessories which need to DIY,Grinding, bonding, assembly, modelling to finish building your own house.Handcraft tools needed: paper scissors, knife, precision tweezers, screw driver. 3.The dollhouse is miniature of 1:24 scale, finished size is 8.07x9.65x6.1 inches, weight is 2.54 lb. 4.If any problem during you assemble, for example: parts damaged or missing, we will provide you with unconditional replacement. We are doing our best to make every customer satisfied, if there is any bad, need to correct, please email us, give us an opportunity to solve your problem, we will listen to your suggestions, make up for the shortage, and strive to provide customers with the ...

  • Brand: CuteBee
  • ASIN: B078PGMYZH
  • UPC: 605734793046

Sakura Pigma Micron 10 Fineliner pens Black Archival ink Artist drawing sketch pens (003, 005, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 08), Graphic 1 & brush pen set

Sakura Pigma Micron 10 Fineliner pens Black Archival

The need for accuracy, minute details and preservation count, the unparalleled archival quality of Pigma Micron pens makes them everyone's first choice. Artist, writers and illustrators reach for Pigma Micron and know their work is safeguarded with the permanence of Pigma ink. Used by technical professionals, artists and crafters alike - anthropologists, entomologists, scientists, research laboratories, archivists, architects, professional diamond cutters, cartoonists, manga and anime artists, illustrators, heirloom quilters and decorative fabric artists. Features archival quality ink for use in acid-free environments.

  • Brand: Sakura
  • ASIN: B076KP5GVG
  • UPC: 084511310599

Distressed Gray Arched Cathedral Window Frame Wall Décor

Distressed Gray Arched Cathedral Window Frame Wall

p>This gorgeous distressed Gray arched cathedral window frame wall decor brings character and elegance into any decor.hand crafted from wood, this oversized wall decor piece adds an architectural element to your space and makes for a classic statement piece.hang it securely on a wall with two industrial strength hangers on the back or lean it up against a wall above a mantel.window frame measures 52.5 inches high x 29 inches wide x 1 inch deep.frame is finished in an elegantly distressed Gray finish for a vintage feel and measures 2.5 inches wide.

  • Color: Gray
  • Brand: Patton Wall Decor
  • ASIN: B07J4Z7D5Z
  • UPC: 740459025093

11 x 14 inch mat including a wall art photograph of a well worn wooden blue door with reflecting window panes. This distressed abandoned garden NM ghost town

11 x 14 inch mat including a wall

Image title: Closed EntryThis image is from my photography series of colorful doors and was taken in a small, mostly abandoned town in New Mexico. Photography of distressed window panes with peeling paint in a garden setting for your walls. All photographs are original and photographed by artist Bob Estrin. Print details: - 7" x 10.5" photograph matted to a standard sized 11" x 14" mat, ready to insert into a frame- Printed at professional lab on an Epson printer with archival pigmented inks with a lustre finish- Includes printed artist signed Certificate of Authenticity and artist biography- The acid-free archival quality mat is hand signed by the artist - Presented in a clear protective plastic sleeveAdditional sizes of this image are available in my store gallery by clicking on the Bob Estrin Photography link above. Sizes available: 16" x 20" matted, 16" x 24" and 20" x 30" prints on paper and 16" x 24", 20" x 30", 24" x 36" and 32" x 48" sizes as a gallery wrapped canvas. The frames and mat stand shown above are for illustrative purposes only to represent how the artwork may look in your home.

  • Color: Blue
  • Brand: Bob Estrin Fine Art Photography
  • ASIN: B01G7LUPFU

Custom backpack Wanderlust Decor Collection Toledo Spain Old City over the Tagus River Downtown Castle Architectural Ancient Picture W14"xL18" Suitable for sports, travel, climbing

Custom backpack Wanderlust Decor Collection Toledo Spain Old

We offer a large assortment of colors to fit your exact needs at a price that doesn't break your budget. Perfect for parties, school activities, trip, team, and much more. The bag offers countless uses from separating toiletries in a suitcase to keeping your personal items in one spot when at the beach or pool. Need a an easy way to get items in one place then cinch it up! ✔Each bag comes with color rope as drawstring. The draw string design makes you store things quickly and take them in and out easily. It can also free up your hands and it is lightweight enough to make you feel relaxed. ✔No more worry about polluting your bag because these drawstring backpacks are machine washable, recyclable and durable. ✔As a portable casual bag, it is really high cost-performance and definitely would be your first choice. ✔Perfect for kids or any people with innocence. You can use these drawstring backpack bulk as gift to kids or you can use these drawstring bags as casual carry-on bags for yourself. Store shoes clothes and participate in party. ✔Notice:Color of pictures may varies by different monitor setting.All pictures are real stock photos.✔Provide satisfactory response within 24 hours. If you any have problems About our items, please feel free to contact us.

  • Color: Color07
  • Brand: WinfreyDecor
  • ASIN: B07NKJ97G2

The Pan Am Building and the Shattering of the Modernist Dream

The Pan Am Building and the Shattering of

The Pan Am Building and the reaction to it signaled the end of an era. Begun when the modernist aesthetic and the architectural star system ruled architectural theory and practice, the completed building became a symbol of modernism's fall from grace. In The Pan Am Building and the Shattering of the Modernist Dream, Meredith Clausen tells the story as both history and cautionary tale -- a case study of how not to plan and execute a large-scale urban project that seems especially relevant in light of the World Trade Center and the ongoing discussions over what should be built in its place.The Pan Am Building was despised by many as soon as the plans were announced in 1958. The star power of the celebrity architects -- those deans of modernism, Walter Gropius and Pietro Belluschi -- overrode critics' objections. When construction was completed in 1963, it became more than an architectural question; this "mute, massive, overscaled octagonal slab," as Clausen describes it, built over Grand Central Terminal, blocked the view down Park Avenue, created deep shadows where there had been sunlight, and poured 25,000 office workers on the sidewalks each morning and evening. As Clausen tells it, the story of the building -- which was undistinguished architecturally but important because of i...

  • ASIN: 0262033240

Babcock-Davis 18" x 18" Architectural Access Door, White, Flush Mount, Cam Latch

Babcock-Davis 18" x 18" Architectural Access Door, White,

Babcock-Davis' 18" x 18" multi-purpose Architectural Access Door is constructed with an industry-standard 16 gauge steel door. The pan door design provides superior strength and design aesthetics and is equipped with spring button hinges for easy removal and door rotation. Please allow an additional 1/4 inch rough opening for installation; 18-1/4 x 18-1/4. Babcock-Davis is quality you can trust.

  • Color: White
  • Brand: Babcock-Davis
  • ASIN: B07C87CBQP
  • UPC: 713289433789
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