The collections at Loggia explore select areas of study in art and art history, architecture and design, the decorative arts, industrial design, and classical studies such as Greek, Roman, and Celtic mythology.

Gardner's Art Through the Ages

This book is the classic reference for the study of art. It features a history of artists and their works, as well as lucid and engaging descriptions of the styles and periods of art history. Highly recommended for both students and scholars.



American Architecture | an introduction to American architectural styles and periods. Explore the styles which have shaped the distinctive design vocabulary of American building... from Early Colonial, Jeffersonian, and Federal style architecture to the poetic Prairie Style residences of Frank Lloyd Wright.

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American Architecture
Early American | from 1550-1850, the Early Colonial period includes New England Colonial, Southern Colonial, Georgian, Federal, and Jeffersonian style architecture.

Early 19th Century American | from 1820-1890, this period includes Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate, Exotic Revivals, and Second Empire style architecture.

Late 19th Century American | from 1860-1920, this period includes Stick Style, Queen Anne, Shingle Style, Richardsonian Romanesque, Beaux Arts, and Classical Revival style architecture.

Early 20th Century American | from 1875-1945, this period of innovative architecture includes Chicago School, Prairie Style, Art Deco, and International Style architecture.

Bibliotheque | recommended books and timeless classics related to architecture, design, and art... from monographs of noted architects to reference books for students and professionals alike.

Loggia Forums | have a question about architectural history? Visit the Loggia Forums to share your thoughts in engaging discussions about the arts.

Arts & Crafts Design in America: A State-By-State Guide

The first guidebook of its kind, "Arts & Crafts Design in America" includes 250 detailed entries which describe sites open to the public and museum collections featuring whole-room interiors and objects.