A Cultural History of Washington's Destroyed Buildings, Second Edition
Smithsonian Books, Hardcover, 9781588341051, 541pp.
Publication Date: March 17, 2003
At once a visual delight, a fascinating social history, and an eloquent appeal for ongoing awareness, Capital Losses reveals the Washington that was and how it became what it is today. This updated edition includes eighteen more treasures lost and ninety additional historic photographs.
“One of the best books of its kind ever put together.”—Washingtonian
“The most lavish look at any American city's lost architecture that has yet appeared.”—The Washington Star
“The stories . . . are as good as anyone’s gothic novel.”—Washington Post Book World