Last edited by Gojas
Thursday, July 30, 2020 | History

3 edition of James Riely Gordon found in the catalog.

James Riely Gordon

Chris Meister

James Riely Gordon

his courthouses and other public architecture

by Chris Meister

  • 215 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Texas Tech University Press in Lubbock, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public architecture,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementChris Meister
    ContributionsGordon, James Riely, 1863-1937
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA737.G627 M45 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24886359M
    ISBN 109780896726918
    LC Control Number2011026596

      In case you hadn’t noticed, our own JRGordon’s name is derived from Texas architect James Riely Gordon (see a photo of him here), a master of courthouses among other landmark buildings. In Mississippi, he was responsible for the Vicksburg City Hall, Copiah County Courthouse in Hazelhurst, and Wilkinson County Courthouse in Woodville. James Riely Gordon: His Courthouses and Other Public Architecture: : Chris Meister: Libros en idiomas extranjerosReviews: 4.

      - Buy James Riely Gordon: His Courthouses and Other Public Architecture book online at best prices in India on Read James Riely Gordon: His Courthouses and Other Public Architecture book reviews & author details Reviews: 3. The Alamo, the women of El Paso, architect James Riely Gordon's courthouses, Texas furniture and Tejano patriots of the American Revolution. If you're beginning to notice a pattern, you may have.

      James Riely Gordon His Courthouses and Other Public Architecturevisit ?book= James Riely Gordon His Courthouses and Other Public Architecture $ Add to cart; Kindermaskenball Past & Present yrs. of Heritage $ Add to cart; New Braunfels Comal County, Texas $ Add to cart; 1; 2 → 1; 2.


Share this book
You might also like
Secretarial and office work as a career.

Secretarial and office work as a career.

Lets Go

Lets Go

Loading and stowing of parcels, etc. traffic.

Loading and stowing of parcels, etc. traffic.

Christopher Reeve Scrapbook

Christopher Reeve Scrapbook

The effects of a discovery laboratory on the science process, problem solving, and creative thinking abilities of undergraduates

The effects of a discovery laboratory on the science process, problem solving, and creative thinking abilities of undergraduates

Basic course for civil defense

Basic course for civil defense

Central Arawaks

Central Arawaks

The singular Miss Smith

The singular Miss Smith

A place for all people

A place for all people

Fundamentals of ultrasonics.

Fundamentals of ultrasonics.

Ayurvedic Scientific Seminar on Hepato-biliary and Splenic Disorders

Ayurvedic Scientific Seminar on Hepato-biliary and Splenic Disorders

Kissing the Gunners Daughter (Chief Inspector Wexford Mysteries (Audio))

Kissing the Gunners Daughter (Chief Inspector Wexford Mysteries (Audio))

Chemical Recreations: A Series of Amusing and Instructive Experiments, which ...

Chemical Recreations: A Series of Amusing and Instructive Experiments, which ...

Thornton abbey

Thornton abbey

Water balance and quantification of total phosphorus and total nitrogen loads entering and leaving the Lago de Cidra, Central Puerto Rico

Water balance and quantification of total phosphorus and total nitrogen loads entering and leaving the Lago de Cidra, Central Puerto Rico

Health for life

Health for life

James Riely Gordon by Chris Meister Download PDF EPUB FB2

James Riely Gordon is probably not on the list of most famous American architects. He James Riely Gordon book to be, though. I was entirely unfamiliar with him prior to reading this book. The book is well-written and well-illustrated in a very readable, but scholarly manner.5/5(4).

Book theme: Modern (late 19th Century to ) Author: Chris Meister. Language: English. TCIN: UPC: Item Number (DPCI): Description.

One of Texas's most talented architects in the late nineteenth century, James Riely Gordon may have been the nation's most prolific designer of county courthouses. Though Price: $ James Riely Gordon: His Courthouses and Other Public Architecture by Chris Meister () on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

James Riely Gordon: His Courthouses and Other Public Architecture by Chris Meister ()5/5(4). James Riely Gordon (), an architect who practiced in both San Antonio and New York City, was best-known for his Richardsonian Romanesque designs of public buildings, especially courthouses.

He was active in professional organizations such as the American Institute of Architects and its chapters in and around New York City, constantly seeking to improve professional standards.

"James Riely Gordon's success as an architect is a bit of any anomaly. His background is devoid of the benefits enjoyed by the prominent designers of his day: he had no formal education in his art, he had no association with a well-known architect, and he established himself far away from the urban areas where the profession garnered the most critical attention.

- Buy James Riely Gordon book online at best prices in india on Read James Riely Gordon book reviews & author James Riely Gordon book and more at Free delivery on qualified : Russell Jesse.

James Riely Gordon is probably not on the list of most famous American architects. He ought to be, though. I was entirely unfamiliar with him prior to reading this book. The book is well-written and well-illustrated in a very readable, but scholarly manner. James Riely Gordon was a practicing architect during what has been called the Golden Age of Texas Courthouses, the s and s.

By then, almost all of the Texas counties now in existence had been established. The Texas legislature allowed counties to issue bonds for courthouse construction and many counties did, leading to construction. James Riley is the New York Times bestselling author of the HALF UPON A TIME, STORY THIEVES, and REVENGE OF MAGIC series of books for middle-grade readers.

Download James Riely Gordon ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to James Riely Gordon book pdf for free now.

James Riely Gordon. Author: Chris Meister ISBN: UIUC Genre: Architecture File Size: MB. If you are interested in learning more about James Riely Gordon, Chris Meister’s book, James Riely Gordon: His Courthouses and Other Public Architecture is an excellent place to start. He provides extensive evidence for the development of and influences on the Texas State Building as well as a description of the completed building.

Get this from a library. James Riely Gordon: his courthouses and other public architecture. [Chris Meister; James Riely Gordon] -- "Describes, analyzes, and contextualizes the courthouses and other public buildings of James Riely Gordon, an architect working in Texas in the late nineteenth century who went on to establish his.

James Riely Gordon, architect, son of George Muir and Sarah Virginia (Riely) Gordon, was born at Winchester, Virginia, on August 2,and moved with his parents to San Antonio, Texas, in After some study with his father, who was a civil engineer, he learned applied engineering by working with the International-Great Northern railroad.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for James Riely Gordon: His Courthouses and Other Public Architecture by Chris Meister () at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.

About the Author. Chris Meister took on the challenge of chronicling James Riely Gordon’s career in while living in Houston. A writer and graphic designer now living in Royal Oak, Michigan, his research has taken him to more than fifty communities in twelve states with connections to Gordon.

James Riely Gordon (August 2, – Ma ) was an architect who practiced in San Antonio until and then in New York City, where he established a national reputation. Riely Gordon is best known for his landmark county courthouses, in particular those in Texas.

Working during the state's "Golden Age" () of courthouse construction, Gordon saw 18 of his designs erected. One of Texas’s most talented architects in the late nineteenth century, James Riely Gordon may have been the nation’s most prolific designer.

Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow Pages: James Riely Gordon, the master builder of Texas courthouses.

Focusing on public buildings (and leaving houses and commercial structures for another day), the author traces the architect's steps.

Gordon's Little Green Book: Lessons and Teachings in No Limit Texas Hold'em. Title. The review, as it stands, is, we think, fair: complimentary to James Riely Gordon's architecture and to Texas Tech University Press for putting out such a fine book honoring his memory and works. There is even the suggestion that readers should call up Texas Tech University Press to buy a copy.

Historical Person Search Search Search Results Results James Riely Gordon ( - ) Try FREE for 14 days Try FREE for 14 days How do we create a person’s profile.

We collect and match historical records that Ancestry users have contributed to their family trees to create each person’s profile.

In all his career, Gordon designed 72 courthouses. Inat the age of 40, James Riely Gordon moved to New York. He served 13 terms as the president of the New York Society of Architects. Gordon died in in New York at the age of Ground was broken for Gordon’s structure on August 4,and laying of the granite foundation was begun.Books; Wikipedia  James Riely Gordon.

James Riely Gordon (August 2, – Ma ) was an architect of courthouses throughout the United States and the state of Texas in particular.

Gordon's specialty was constructing public buildings mainly in the Romanesque Revival. Though Gordon's Texas courthouses made his reputation, they represent only half of a career in which we see reflected many issues and events shaping American architecture.

Most notable were the effort among architects to organize their craft as a profession, the controversial Office of the Supervising Architect of the United States Treasury.