Excerpt from The Promise of American Architecture: Addresses at the Annual Dinner of the American Institute of Architects, 1905 The high table extended along three sides of the room. Near the entrance a box was arranged for Mrs. Roosevelt and her guests; and when she and those who attended her entered the hall a quartet of male voices sang, Hail to the Fairest. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.