City Secrets Florence Venice
City Secrets Florence Venice: The Essential Insider’s Guide Hardcover – October 25, 2011
Robert Kahn (Editor)
City Secrets Florence and Venice brings together the recommendations of artists, writers, historians, architects, chefs, and other experts whose passionate opinions and highly informed perspectives illuminate well-known sites as well as overlooked treasures. These expert travel companions share with you their favorite little-known places including restaurants, cafés, art, architecture, shops, outdoor markets, strolls, day-trips, as well all manner of cultural and historic landmarks. Clothbound, elegant, and pocket-sized, the guide features a subtle non-guidebook design and detailed maps. With over 50 contributors and 100 venues, City Secrets Florence and Venice is a valuable supplement to any guide more devoted to travel basics.
A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to Save Venice and the American Academy in Rome.
Robert Kahn (born in 1950, in St. Louis, Missouri) is founder of the award-winning firm Robert Kahn Architect and creator of the acclaimed City Secrets travel guides. In 1980, he was awarded the Prix de Rome from the American Academy in Rome. He lived in Rome for two years, after which he worked for James Stirling in London. In 1984, he moved to New York where he founded his own firm, Robert Kahn Architect. His work has been featured in Architectural Digest, The New York Times Magazine, and The New York Times, among other publications. He has received numerous awards from the New York chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Robert has taught design at Columbia University, Ohio State University, and Yale University, where he held a Davenport Chair Professorship. He was honored with the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Washington University School of Architecture, and the Glassman Prize for Design Excellence from Yale University.
- Series: City Secrets
- Hardcover: 150 pages
- Publisher: Fang Duff Kahn Publishers; Revised Edition edition (October 25, 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0983540004
- ISBN-13: 978-0983540007