1930 – Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts

Architect: Joseph D. Leland


The Museum was founded by John Woodman Higgins in 1927. The building was purpose-built in the Art Deco-style in 1930, and is the first free standing glass and steel frame structure of its type to be built in the United States. The Museum has been accredited by the American Association of Museums since the 1970s.

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