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 Gothic Revival Architecture | an introduction to American Gothic Revival Architecture of the early 1800s.

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American Gothic Revival Architecture
Gothic Revival a style inspired by literature's romantic movement of the early 1800's, the Gothic Revival glorified the medieval past of England.

a collection of features from A Momentary Vignette!

buttress | thickened support for a wall.
corbel | a projecting masonry support.
crenel | notched openings in a parapet.
finial | a crowning architectural element.
Bernard Maybeck | the eclectic style of this California architect.
rose window | the great circular opening of a cathedral.
rustication | heavy masonry base.
water table | masonry ledge at base.

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.