* The oldest continuously settled community in the United States, St. Augustine has weathered Spanish, British & American governments, several wars & many changes in architectural fashion * Richly illustrated with original watercolors & color photographs to show representative styles & forms * Each chapter covers a separate era in St. Augustine's history, & discusses the city's distinctive character during that era as well as how archittectural styles evolved * Offers a history of attempts at historic preservation & suggests future remedies. DAVID NOLAN worked on the first official survey of old buildings in St. Augustine. He is the author of FIFTY FEET IN PARADISE: THE BOOMING OF FLORIDA. He wrote the section which includes St. Augustine for Pineapple Press's THE BOOK LOVER'S GUIDE TO FLORIDA. "A must-read for visitors as well as those interested in Florida history, architecture & historic preservation." -- FT. PIERCE TRIBUNE.Nolan, David is the author of 'Houses of st Augustine ' with ISBN 9781561640751 and ISBN 1561640751.