Bloomer, Kent C. and Moore, Charles W. Body,
. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1977. Re-establishes the individual’s proper relationship to architectural design; emphasis is on the “feeling” of space and the body-image theory. Highly readable with many illustrations; basic reading for the architectural novice.
Brown, Elizabeth Mills.
A Guide to Architecture and Design
. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1976. Not a history but an indispensable guide in viewing the buildings of New Haven. Contains architectural notes and an index of architects and builders.
Fisher, Leonard Everett.
. New York: Franklin Watts, Inc., 1970. Easy reading, an overview of builders’ work in the Colonial Period; illustrations included, 40 pages.
Hillyer, V. M. and Huey, E. G.
Young People’s Story of Architecture
. New York: Meredith Press, 1966. Good student reference for the Greek and Roman columns, pages 44-59.
New Architecture in New Haven
. Cambridge, Massachusetts: M.I.T. Press, 1966. Excellent photographs of the Green and architecture within the city since the 1950’s.
Osterweis, Rollin G.
Three Centuries of New Haven
. Yale University Press, 1953. Contains information of the city t8 history, social and economical growth and a record of civic improvement.
Sinnott, Edmund Wilson.
The Meeting House
. New Raven, 1960. History of the Center Church, its development and role that its played in New Haven life over the years 1814-1960.
The Classical Language of Architecture
. London: Methuen and Co. Ltd., 1964. Almost a handbook explaining the language of architecture; readable, good glossary, 56 pages.
Ware, Dora and Beatty, Betty. A
Short Dictionary of Architecture
. New York: Philosophical Library, 1945. Exactly what the title states with illustrations.