Cleveland and Ohio Architecture
Armstrong, Foster et all. A Guide to Cleveland’s Sacred Landmarks. Kent State University Press, 1992.
Campen, Richard N. Architecture of the Western Reserve, 1800-1900 Cleveland, 1971.
Campen, Richard N. Outdoor Sculpture in Ohio. Chagrin Falls, 1980.
Gaede, Robert C. and Kalin, Robert, eds. Guide to Cleveland Architecture. 1st ed.,1991. 2nd ed., 1997. Cleveland: AIA Cleveland, a chapter of the American Institute of Architects. View as PDF
Gibans, Nina Freedlander Cleveland Goes Modern: Design for the Home 1930-1970. View as PDF
Herrick, Clay Jr. Cleveland Landmarks. Cleveland, 1980.
Johannesen, Eric. Cleveland Architecture, 1876-1976. Cleveland, 1976.
Johannesen, Eric. A Cleveland Legacy: The Architecture of Walker and Weeks. and Cleveland Architecture 1876-1976. Cleveland, 1979, published by the Western Reserve Historical Society
Peale-Schofield’s, Mary. Landmark Architecture of Cleveland. 1976, Pittsburgh: Ober Park Associates, Inc
Van Tassel, David O. and John J. Grabowski. The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History. Cleveland, 1987.
Baird, Phillipe, ed. Construction (First Discovery Book X). New York: Scholastic Inc., 1997.
Barton, Byron. Building a House. New York: Puffin Books, 1984.
Brown, G.Z. et all. Sun, Wind and Light: Architectural Design Strategies, 2nd ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2001. An excellent book with clear illustrations showing how buildings react to the environment.
Burton, Virginia Lee. The Little House. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1942) 1988. A Caldecott winner from 1943 shows a little house in the country watching the years go by as the city grows closer.
Chiras, Daniel D. The Natural House: A Complete Guide to Healthy, Energy-Efficient, Environmental Homes. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing, 2000.
Cooney, Barbara. Island Boy. New York: Viking Kestrel, 1998. A little boy grows and watches his beloved island homeland change into a busy vacation spot for tourists. He and his family attempt to preserve their traditions and respect the past.
Cooper, Eisha. Building. New York: Greenwillow Books, 1999.
Crisp, Peter. The Parthenon (Great Buildings). Austin, TX: Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1997.
Gibbons, Gail. How a House is Built. New York: Holiday House, 1990.
Macaulay, David. Building Big. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000.
Macaulay, David. City: A Story of Roman Planning and Construction. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1974.
Macaulay, David. Pyramid. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1975.
Macaulay, David. Unbuilding. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1980.
MacDonald, Fiona and Mark Bergin, illust. Roman Colosseum. New York: Peter Bedrick Books, 1996.
Merriman, Eve and Dan Yaccarion, illust. Bam, Bam, Bam. New York: Henry Holt, 1995.
Montez, Michelle, illust. 50 Simple Things Kids Can Do to Save the Earth. Earth Works Groups. Kansas City, MO: Andrews and McMeel, 1990.
Moorcraft, Christine. The Taj Mahal (Great Buildings). Austin TX: Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1998.
Pryor, Bonnie and Beth Peck illust. The House on Maple Street. New York: W. Morrow, 1987. Two young girls imagine how the are around their home had changed over the 300 years.
Salvadon, Mario. The Art of Construction: Projects and Principles for Beginning Architecture and Engineers, 3rd ed. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 1990.
Stewart, Sarah and David Small, illust. The Journey. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 2001. An Amish girl visits Chicago for the first time. The story presents a good comparison between rural and urban life.
Upton, Dell, ed. America’s Architectural Roots: Ethnic Groups the Built America. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1995.
Television and Video Programs
Shaker Heights-Shaker Life videos on Shaker heritage topics available at the Moreland Room of the Shaker Heights Public library:
#55: The City We Call Home: The Story of Building Community, February 1996.
#112: Creating the Valley of God's Pleasure: Pioneers, Shakers, and the Vans, February 1996.
#65: The Gardens of Coventry and North Park, 1984.
#171: Preserving Historic Shaker Heights: The New Century Challenge, May 1995.
#113: Shaker Historical Society Presents a Designated Event of the Cleveland Bicentennial Committee. "The Era of the Vans: The Van Sweringen Brothers' Journey from Doan's Corners to Shaker Heights," October 1996.
#180: Shaker Life Archives 1: Shaker Heights for New Citizens.
#190: Shaker Life Archives 12: Shaker House Colors.
#192: Shaker Life Archives 14: Historical Museum.
#195: Shaker Life Archives 17: House Tour with Marcia Doering.
#201: Shaker Life Archives 23: Shaker Square Home and Garden Tour.
#182: Shaker Life Archives 3: Shaker Square at the Crossroads.
#185: Shaker Life Archives 6: Shaker Heritage.
#187: Shaker Life Archives 8: Van Sweringen Influence.
#92: Shaker Style: Tudor, Georgian, and French. Landmark Commission Tours 1994-1996, Fall 1997.
#60: Through the Eyes of Doan Brook: Shaker Heights before the Lake, April 1996.
also see: Yesterday's Lakewood on the Cleveland Memory Project