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Buildings

21 September 2009

1899 – St. Mary’s Cathedral, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Bassford & Company Designed by Bassford & Company of Minneapolis, the building work was supervised by the local Hancock brothers. Construction started in 1891 and was halted by the Fargo fire, it...

21 September 2009

1931 – Empire State Building, New York

Architect: Shreve, Lamb & Harmon Associates Designed by Shreve, Lamb and Harmon, the Empire State Building was finished in 1931. Since the World Trade Center was destroyed in the September 11, 2001 attacks,...

21 September 2009

1929 – Chrysler Building, New York

Architect: William Van Alen A distinctive symbol of New York City, originally built for the Chrysler Corporation, this was the first structure in the world to surpass the 1,000 foot mark. At the...

21 September 2009

1913 – Grand Central Station, New York

Architects: Reed & Stern, Warren & Wetmore Grand Central Terminal was designed by the architectural firms of Reed and Stern and Warren and Wetmore, who entered an agreement to act as the associated...

21 September 2009

1883 – Brooklyn Bridge, New York

Architect: John Augustus Roebling The Brooklyn Bridge (originally the New York and Brooklyn Bridge) is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States, and stretches 5,989 feet over the East River...

21 September 2009

1879 – St Finn Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Architect: William Burges Sited on a hillside above the south channel of the River Lee, St Finn Barre’s Cathedral is a miniature cathedral but a decorative giant. The exterior of this quite small...

21 September 2009

1879 – Queensmead, Windsor, Berkshire

Architect: Walter F. Lyon Perspective view published in The Building News, July 18th 1879. “Tms mansion is now being built at Windsor, on a piece of ground which is being laid out with...

21 September 2009

1878 – Brassey Institute, Claremont, Hastings, Sussex

Architect: W.L. Vernon Perspective including ground floor plan of art school, published in The Building News, June 6th 1879. Completed as designed, and in use as Hastings Central Library. The Brassey Institute in...

21 September 2009

1879 – Mayo College, Ajmer, India

Architect: Major C. Mant R.E. Several designs were submitted in Grecian, Indo-Saracenic and Kolhapur styles by different engineers. The viceroy finally adopted Major Mant’s Indo-Saracenic design in June 1875. The construction began in...