Tompkins County Barn Survey

Architectural History Minute

Tompkins County Barn Survey

Cindy asked for some vernacular architecture as I have been a bit snobby and high style lately….

See the website below for the full tour….. (Disclaimer: also as Historic Ithaca sells this map for 3$ i highly recommend a donation to Tom, or check out their store Significant Elements at 212 Center St, Ithaca, NY 14850 , however there partner in the survey has the guide on a free access website…..)

http://www.barncoalition.com/newsletter/pdf/2010-04-28-11.pdf

Also check out these articles on Common types of American Barns below…

http://www.oldhouseweb.com/architecture-and-design/common-types-of-american-barns.shtml

http://www.plainfield-il.org/initiatives/documents/Chapter3.pdf.pdf (Has some nice Construction Detail drawings)

If barns aren’t your thing and your Holiday shopping is all done; check out this Historic house tour in Montour falls this wked

http://www.historicelmira.org/events/HolidayHouseTourflyer_2012.pdf

images courtesy, http://www.barncoalition.com, and AMERICAN RURAL ARCHITECTURE; Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

Andrew Petruzzelli
Designer

HOLT Architects, P.C.
217 N. Aurora St.
Ithaca, NY 14850
phone 607 273-7600 Ext. 151
fax 607 273-0475
http://www.holt.com

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