Buffalo and Western New York architecture and human values
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Buffalo and Western New York architecture and human values a bi-centennial, architectural compilation, with some notes about the special heritage of community-oriented human qualities of the makers of our great city and its architecture. by Randall, John D.

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Published by Artcraft-Burow in Buffalo .
Written in English


  • Architecture -- New York (State) -- Buffalo -- History

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 183-185

The Physical Object
Paginationi, 200 p. :
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22785093M

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