Colcord - Home

by Bret Parsons

Colcord - Home

  • ISBN-13: 9781883318888
  • Author(s): Bret Parsons
  • Subject: Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960
  • Publisher: Angel City Press
  • Imprint: Angel City Press
  • Publication Date: 18-12-2008
  • Format: h/b

Availability: In stock

£35.99
In the 1920s Southern California exploded as the greatest home-building region in the world. Beaux-Arts trained architect Gerard Colcord flourished, creating 250 estates between 1924 and 1984. Colcord created a significant architectural legacy in the Southern California residential landscape working in a variety of styles ranging from classic Tudor, Country French, Hollywood Regency, Spanish Hacienda, and Monterey Colonial to his best-known genre, sprawling Gentleman Farmhouses' or 'Country Colonials'.'
About the book

In the 1920s Southern California exploded as the greatest home-building region in the world. Beaux-Arts trained architect Gerard Colcord flourished, creating 250 estates between 1924 and 1984. Colcord created a significant architectural legacy in the Southern California residential landscape working in a variety of styles ranging from classic Tudor, Country French, Hollywood Regency, Spanish Hacienda, and Monterey Colonial to his best-known genre, sprawling Gentleman Farmhouses' or 'Country Colonials'.'