A classic compendium of Palm Beach's landmark buildings by an experienced preservationist, including 262 vintage photos and brief descriptions of the architecture.
About the Author
The late Barbara D. Hoffstot served as a trustee of the National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States and was a member of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission during the administrations of Governors William Scranton and Raymond Shaffer. She was a co-founder and vie-president of the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation and was a member of the board of the Victorian Society in the United States, She was a vice-president of the Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach and a member of the board of the Palm Beach Historical Society. Mrs. Hoffstot resided in Pittsburgh and also in Palm Beach, where she owned a house designed by Maurice Fatio.