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Massachusetts Avenue in the Gilded Age : Palaces & Privilege - Mark N Ozer

Massachusetts Avenue in the Gilded Age

Palaces & Privilege


Published: 3rd March 2010
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Welcome to Millionaire's Row, where the Gilded Age mansions and clubs of high society still exude a faded elegance. It was here that fiery Martha Wadsworth - avid sportswoman and social maven - and wealthy hostess Nellie Patterson mingled with the likes of famous inventor Alexander Graham Bell and miner-turned-millionaire Thomas Walsh. From the Union Station Plaza and Embassy Row to Dupont Circle and the Washington National Cathedral, author Mark N. Ozer examines the extant Beaux-Arts architecture of Massachusetts Avenue mansions and tells the tales of the socialites and politicians who lived and played behind their grand facades.

ISBN: 9781596299221
ISBN-10: 1596299223
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 126
Published: 3rd March 2010
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.96 x 13.36  x 0.81
Weight (kg): 0.22