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Hawes, Elizabeth 1940-

Overview
Works: 9 works in 50 publications in 1 language and 3,435 library holdings
Genres: Cookbooks  History  Biographies  Internet videos  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Fiction  Menus 
Roles: Author, Speaker
Classifications: TX731, 642
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Most widely held works about Elizabeth Hawes
 
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Hawes
Entertaining by Martha Stewart( Book )

15 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents recipes and menus for nine social occasions including cocktail parties, buffets, holiday celebrations, and wedding receptions. Includes tips for table settings, lighting, music, and food presentation
Weddings by Martha Stewart( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes more than 700 color photographs
New York, New York : how the apartment house transformed the life of the city (1869-1930) by Elizabeth Hawes( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The so-called Great Era of Luxury Apartment Building, 1869 to 1929, marked New York City's evolution from town to city, from the tradition-bound to modernity. In her first book, Hawes, a former New Yorker staff writer, tells the story in an understated, detail-rich style. She ranges from Richard Morris Hunt, the architect whose Paris sojourn shaped his views of urbanization, to the growth of the utopian-influenced cooperative apartment complexes in the 1880s. She offers histories of famous buildings like the Dakota, named in 1881 for its remoteness on the still rural Upper West Side, and the Waldorf-Astoria, ``a microcosm of the urban good life.'' She explains how the subway stimulated apartment building, how architects adapted classic vocabulary for their projects and how real estate agents hyped these new properties. By the 1920s, an apartment ``had become a symbol of the stylish life, '' Hawes writes; in an appendix, she lists the 86 buildings of the era still standing in Manhattan
Robert A.M. Stern : 15 Central Park West and the history of the New York apartment house by Tom Piper( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even during the Great Recession of 2008, one new apartment house in New York City continued to set the bar for real-estate prices: 15 Central Park West. Designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects, the lavish, limestone-clad structure from 61st to 62nd streets is arguably one of the most luxurious residential buildings to rise in the city in decades. Stern deliberately evokes the grand era of New York apartments designed in the 1920s and 1930s, especially the intricately planned architecture of Rosario Candela. Stern, Dean of the Yale School of Architecture, with his own practice in New York, has written a series of books on the history of New York City architecture, in which the high-rise apartment house plays a prominent part. In this film shot in High-Definition, Stern explains why apartment buildings of past decades appealed to so many affluent city dwellers and the lessons learned by examining the houses' design and construction. Amenities of 15 Central Park West, such as 14-foot-high ceilings, a private dining room for the inhabitants, along with a library and other communal spaces represent a return to features of New York City's earliest apartment buildings dating to the 19th century. Rounding out this exploration of the New York City apartment house are brief glimpses of certain modern residential towers in lower Manhattan designed by today's vanguard architects. In addition, Elizabeth Hawes, author of New York, New York: how the apartment house transformed the life of the city (1869-1930) provides informative socio-cultural observations about this form of high-rise living
Camus, a romance by Elizabeth Hawes( )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Hawes, from the writing of her college honors thesis on Albert Camus, began a forty-year quest to create a portrait of Camus as a man and writer. She chronicles her own experiences as she followed in his footsteps, visiting the places in which he'd lived and worked, and meeting his friends and family. This is the story of Camus, himself, and of the relationship between a reader and a beloved writer
New York, New York : how the apartment house transformed the life of the city by Elizabeth Hawes( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New York Public Library celebrating its second century( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inherited collective consciousness of modern man by Elizabeth Hawes( Recording )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The contribution of C.G. Jung to our religion by Elizabeth Hawes( Recording )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Entertaining
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WeddingsCamus, a romance
Alternative Names
Hawes, Elizabeth B.

Languages
English (47)