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The Life and Times of Fred Wesley Wentworth

The Architect Who Shaped Paterson, NJ and Its People

The Life and Times of Fred Wesley Wentworth( )
Author: Polton, Richard E.
ISBN:978-0-8135-6078-6
Publication Date:Oct 2012
Publisher:Rutgers University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $37.95
Book Description:

Fred Wesley Wentworth and the Wentworth era span from the 1890s to the 1940s. Starting out as a local architect designing homes, commercial buildings and institutions for leading citizens in Paterson, New Jersey, his career quickly transformed by way of a Jewish entrepreneur, Jacob Fabian, into the archetect of grand movie palaces throughout New Jersey and the movie palace prototype nationwide.  In addition, he was well know of his designs of institituions of Jewish...
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Book Details
Pages:132
Detailed Subjects: Architecture / Regional
History / United States / State & Local / Middle Atlantic (Dc, De, Md, Nj, Ny, Pa)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):11.11 x 8.86 Inches
Book Weight:0.77 Pounds



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