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Historic District Contributing Properties - Mission San Francisco de Solano, Alamo Mission in San Antonio, Congregation Beth Elohim (Brooklyn (Paperback) Loot Price: R715
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Historic District Contributing Properties - Mission San Francisco de Solano, Alamo Mission in San Antonio, Congregation Beth Elohim (Brooklyn (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 211. Chapters: Nationality Rooms, Congregation Beth Elohim (Brooklyn, New York), Monadnock Building, Cathedral of Learning, Alamo Mission in San Antonio, Hillsborough High School (Tampa, Florida), Waterbury Municipal Center Complex, Blackford County Courthouse, Old Dutch Church (Kingston, New York), Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, World's littlest skyscraper, Pershing House, Edward R. Hills House, Heinz Memorial Chapel, Detroit Institute of Arts, Ellis Island Immigrant Hospital, Richards Medical Research Laboratories, Branch House, College Boat Club, Osgood Castle, Pittsburgh Public Schools, Montgomery Place, Ben's Chili Bowl, Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building, Stephen Foster Memorial, Wheatland (James Buchanan House), GE Building, Garfield Park (Indianapolis), DeKalb County Courthouse (Illinois), Boston-Edison Historic District, William Pitt Union, Shortridge High School, Middlebush Reformed Church, One South Broad, Clark Park, Dutch Reformed Church (Newburgh, New York), Wells Fargo Building (Philadelphia), Carter-Newton House, Elton Hotel, Schenley Quadrangle, Redstone Inn, Appomattox Court House National Historical Park ruins, Soule Steam Feed Works, Chatham Manor, Heslar Naval Armory, Clover Hill Tavern, Detroit Public Library, The Century (New York City), Oliver Barrett House, Theatre IV, Robinson House (Manassas, Virginia), Baron Hirsch Synagogue, Thaw Hall, Nathan G. Moore House, Calumet and Hecla Industrial District, Westin Book Cadillac Hotel, Alcatraz Island Light, Herbert C. Hoover Building, The Stone House, Manassas National Battlefield Park, McLean House (Appomattox, Virginia). Excerpt: The Nationality Rooms are a collection of 29 classrooms in the University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning depicting and donated by the ethnic groups that helped build the city of Pittsburgh. The rooms are designated as a Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation historical landmark and are located on the 1st and 3rd floors of the Cathedral of Learning, itself a national historic landmark, on the University of Pittsburgh's main campus in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Although of museum caliber, twenty-seven of the 29 rooms are in almost constant use as functional classrooms and utilized daily by University of Pittsburgh faculty and students, while the other two (the Early American and Syrian-Lebanon) are display rooms which can be explored only via guided tour. The Nationality Rooms also serve in a vigorous program of intercultural involvement and exchange in which the original organizing committees for the individual rooms remain as participants and includes a program of annual student scholarship to facilitate study abroad. In addition, the Nationality Rooms inspire lectures, seminars, concerts exhibitions and social events which focus on the various heritages and traditions of the nations represented. The various national, traditional and religious holidays of the nations represented are celebrated on campus and the rooms are appropriately decorated to reflect these occasions. The Nationality Rooms are available daily for public tours as long the particular room is not being utilized for a class or other university function. The Nationality Room Program was founded by Ruth Crawford Mitchell at the request of Pitt Chancellor John Bowman in 1926 in order to involve the community as much as he could in constructing the Cathedral of Learning and to provide the spiritual and symbolic foundation of the Cathedral that what would make the inside of the building as inspiring and impressive as the outside. Under Mitchell's dire

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: December 2012
First published: December 2012
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 478
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-05466-1
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-151-05466-6
Barcode: 9781151054661

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