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The Sandstone Architecture of the Lake Superior Region (Great Lakes Books)

by Kathryn Bishop Eckert

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Wayne State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architectural structure & design,
  • Area / regional studies,
  • Local history,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • c 1900 - c 1914,
  • Vernacular Architecture,
  • Architecture,
  • Michigan,
  • General,
  • Public, Commercial, or Industrial Buildings,
  • History - General,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Regionalism in architecture,
  • Sandstone,
  • Sandstone buildings,
  • Superior, Lake, Region

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11353211M
    ISBN 100814328075
    ISBN 109780814328071

    Surveying the architecture of Detroit and many other cities and villages, this volume examines such structures as early inns and houses along the Sauk Trail, the mine locations of the Copper and Iron ranges, the sandstone architecture of the Lake Superior region, the concrete buildings of Alpena, lighthouses and lifesaving stations of the Upper. The sandstone architecture of the Lake Superior region. Wayne State University Press. ISBN Country: United States.

    - Specializes in books of regional interest and importance to Michigan and the entire Great Lakes region. Inaugurated in to honor Michigan's sesquicentennial, the series currently includes titles on Michigan and regional history, the Upper Peninsula, military history, the Great Lakes and maritime history, Detroit history and culture, automotive history, art and 79 pins. The most valuable secondary works are two books by Kathryn Bishop Eckert, Buildings of Michigan and The Sandstone Architecture of the Lake Superior Region (see Sources, below). Two caches of architectural drawings were also critical: the Gundlach Collection in the Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical.

    In Lake Effect, writer Erika Alin explores both the natural and the human landscapes of Lake Superior, meditating on the rich geological, historical, and cultural events that have shaped the region. Alin’s engaging essays reveal a profound sensitivity to the natural world and a .   The Truth about Indian Sandstone 1. THE TRUTH ABOUT IMPORTED Indian Sandstone 2. THE FACTS The popularity of Indian sandstone is growing fast. degradation of topsoil and scarcity of groundwater making it even more difficult to scratch out a living in this harsh region. 25 Read The Sandstone Architecture of the Lake Superior Region.


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The Sandstone Architecture of the Lake Superior Region (Great Lakes Books) by Kathryn Bishop Eckert Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book is thorough and filled with excellent photographs of various buildings erected during the all-too-brief popularity of the red and brown sandstone quarried from the late nineteenth-century to the early years of the twentieth by: 4. This text takes an unusual approach to the architectural history of a region by looking at one building material-sandstone.

Eckert examines sandstone both as an industry, tracking significant quarries, and also as an important element of the built landscape. The scholarship is. The Sandstone Architecture of the Lake Superior Region. From to the prosperity of the copper and iron mining, lumbering, and shipping industries of the Lake Superior region created a demand for more substantial buildings.

In satisfying this demand, architects, builders, and clients preferred local red sandstone. The sandstone architecture of the Lake Superior region. [Kathryn Bishop Eckert] -- "Kathryn Bishop Eckert studies this region as a built environment and examines the efforts of architects and builders to use local red sandstone.

PDF Download The Sandstone Architecture of the Lake Superior Region (Great Lakes Books Series). The Sandstone Architecture of the Lake Superior Region Kathryn Bishop Eckert Geography, geology, architecture, and biography are joined to create this detailed study of a region and the majestic sandstone with which it was developed.

of The Sandstone Architecture of the Lake Superior Region and is editor of Buildings of Michigan (Oxford, ). Eckert is a past State Historic Preservation Officer of Michigan. Her talk is on the topic of her sandstone architecture book; about the stone in general, CCHS’s building and its architect Clarence.

Surveying the architecture of Detroit and many other cities and villages, this volume examines such structures as early inns and houses along the Sauk Trail, the mine locations of the Copper and Iron ranges, the sandstone architecture of the Lake Superior region, the concrete buildings of Alpena, lighthouses and lifesaving stations of the Upper Great Lakes, the state's numerous bridges, the great Cited by: 7.

Lake Superior can be divided into three morphologic regions on the basis of bathymetry and underlying bedrock: a western region composed of long linear valleys and gentle changes in relief, a central region composed of a single broad bathymetric depression, and an eastern region composed of a complex pattern of linear troughs and ridges.

The upper age is based on its position below the late Cambrian Munising Sandstone. The sandstone can be inferred to be Precambrian, and probably upper Keweenawan on the proximity, and structural and lithologic similarities (and hence a similar tectonic environment) of the sandstone to the other red sandstones in the Lake Superior syncline.

Buildings were identified as being the work of specific architects through a variety of primary and secondary sources. The most valuable secondary works are two books by Kathryn Bishop Eckert, Buildings of Michigan and The Sandstone Architecture of the Lake Superior Region (see Sources).

Two caches of architectural drawings were also critical: the Gundlach Collection in the Michigan. SARA SUTEN SETI - THE GREAT LAKES REGION NEW RELEASE.

BPCNATION. Follow. 5 years ago | views. Report. Browse more videos. Playing next. Enjoyed Read Butterflies of the Great Lakes Region (Great Lakes Environment). The Jacobsville sandstone is from Portage Entry, according to Kathryn Bishop Eckert, in The Sandstone Architecture of the Lake Superior Region ().

The building is listed in this book, as well as in An Architectural Survey of the Eastern Upper Peninsula (), co-written by Eckert and Sadayoshi Omoto. A one-story addition was added to the back of the building in the early s and a second one-story.

The sandstone has been variously called redstone, brownstone, Lake Superior Sandstone, and Eastern Sandstone. Inthe Jacobsville Formation was given its current classification and the name Jacobsville, in honor of Jacobsville, Michigan, a town known for its production of the sandstone.

The Sandstone Architecture of the Lake Superior Region. Detroit: Wayne State, Halkola, David T. Michigan Tech Centennial,as Lived by the Faculty, Staff, and Students of Michigan Technological University.

Privately printed, The 21 sandstone islands and 12 miles of mainland of Apostle Islands National Lakeshore provide ample wild playground for hikers, boaters, scuba divers, fishers, campers, and even ice climbers.

This lakeshore, situated at the end of the Bayfield Peninsula on Lake Superior, is also a fascinating classroom to learn about the environment that was developed over thousands of years of geological.

Kathryn Bishop Eckert, author of Buildings of Michigan, on LibraryThing. The Sandstone Architecture of the Lake Superior Region (Great Lakes Books) 7 copies; The Campus Guide: Related book awards. 50 Essential Michigan History Books. Related places. Michigan, USA. The Sandstone Architecture of the Lake Superior Region by Kathryn Bishop Eckert Strangers and Sojourners: A History of Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula by Arthur W.

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The sandstone on the Longyear Mansion is exceptional. It is documented in Kathryn Bishop Eckert’s book “The Sandstone Architecture of the Lake Superior Region”. The quarries of the Upper Peninsula were producing amazing color and texture.

From the Greek, Gothic, Italianate, Queen Anne, and Richardsonian Romanesque structures of the nineteenth century to the international, renowned modern buildings of the mid-twentieth century and the green and sustainable buildings of the twenty-first century, this book explores Michigan's history and covers the full spectrum of high-style and vernacular architecture and the building materials particular Author: Kathryn Bishop Eckert.

The sandstone was quarried near Jacobsville in a half dozen sites, and shipped from docks right offshore. The quarries are now filled with water and overrun with fungi, trees and scrubs, but still containing much of the industrial machinery of the quarry.Distribution of Jacobsville Sandstone within the Upper Peninsula.

Red Jacobsville Sandstone underlying the white Munising Formation in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The formation lies southeast of the Keweenaw Fault in the Keweenaw Peninsula, and south of Overlies: Freda Sandstone.The sandstone architecture of the Lake Superior region.

Wayne State University Press. ISBN Memorial record of the Northern Peninsula of Michigan. Lewis publishing company. pp. .