Benjamin Latrobe

Benjamin Latrobe

America's First Architect

DVD - 2010
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The compelling saga of the man who designed much of official Washington, including the central portions of the United States Capitol. His ideas ultimately defined the first uniquely 'American' architecture, but his life was a tumultuous series of creative successes and personal catastrophes, ending with his death in poverty in New Orleans.
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Distribution, c2010
ISBN: 9781608831937
1608831930
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: America's first architect

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Jun 03, 2011

such a brilliant man. he was ahead of his time and he paid for it dearly. good documentary

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