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Cambridge Historical Society

159 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
617-547-4252

May 2019

Book Talk with Heli Meltsner: The Arts and Crafts Houses of Massachusetts

May 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cambridge Historical Society, 159 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Meticulously researched and with abundant color photos, Arts and Crafts Houses of Massachusetts focuses on the state’s Arts and Crafts domestic architecture and is the only book to include an illustrated field guide. In this talk, Heli Meltsner will help us identify qualities of this difficult-to-describe movement. At least two of the state’s most prominent architects chose to build Arts and Crafts houses for their own families in Cambridge, although it was in a tough competition with other popular architectural styles at…

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