Ornate architectural wonders are beautifully captured in photos. Featuring thirty full-color photographs, this pocket-sized volume exhibits the beauty and architecture of restored plantation homes throughout the South. Up-to-date information relays the present status of these historic buildings. Gorgeous interior and exterior photography highlights each house's unique details and styles. From Victorian Gothic, Colonial, Italianate, and Acadian to Southern Classical architecture, these plantation homes present a myriad of architectural designs. Ardoyne, Belle Oak, Catalpa, Destrehan, Layton Castle, the Myrtles, Nottoway, Oak Alley, the Pitot House, and Shadows-on-the-Teche are some of the homes represented in this compact compilation.