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Jean H. Baker

in Building America: The Life of Benjamin Henry Latrobe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190696450
eISBN:
9780190051402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696450.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

Chapter 1 covers Latrobe’s early life from his birth in 1764 in a Moravian community, his rebellion against the church, and his expulsion from a seminary in Barby, Germany. It describes his thirteen ... More


His Ruins

Ryan K. Smith

in Robert Morris's Folly: The Architectural and Financial Failures of an American Founder

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300196047
eISBN:
9780300206975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196047.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the sale of Morris's properties along with his other holdings. It describes English-born architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe's critique of Morris's house on Chestnut Street and ... More


The Builder and the Priest

Jason Berry

in City of a Million Dreams: New Orleans at Year 300

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469647142
eISBN:
9781469647166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647142.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

Benjamin Henry Boneval Latrobe, an architect who had previously worked in Washington D.C. before running afoul of President Madison, arrived in New Orleans with his family in 1819 after his son ... More


The State House in Raleigh

Paul Hardin Kapp, Todd Sanders, and William Seale

in The Architecture of William Nichols: Building the Antebellum South in North Carolina, Alabama, and Mississippi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461381
eISBN:
9781626740754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461381.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The original first State House in Raleigh was a plain, simple, no-nonsense cubic block building typical of North Carolina structures in the late eighteenth century. It was designed and built by ... More


Introduction

Jean H. Baker

in Building America: The Life of Benjamin Henry Latrobe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190696450
eISBN:
9780190051402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696450.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

This introduction presents Benjamin Latrobe as a rebel who left the Moravian Church and remade himself as an architect and engineer in the United States. It emphasizes his rapid ascension as an ... More


Epilogue

Paul Hardin Kapp, Todd Sanders, and William Seale

in The Architecture of William Nichols: Building the Antebellum South in North Carolina, Alabama, and Mississippi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461381
eISBN:
9781626740754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461381.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the Epilogue, the author compares Nichols with other notable early nineteenth century American architects, namely Benjamin Henry Latrobe, Alexander Jackson Davis, and Minard Lefever. Nichols was ... More


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