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17 September 2009

1905 – State Capitol, St. Paul, Minnesota

Architect: Cass Gilbert When the Minnesota Territory was organized in 1849, the legislature held its first meetings in a log hotel in St. Paul. Not until five years later was the first Capitol...

17 September 2009

1951 – Farnsworth House, Plano, Illinois

Architect: Mies van der Rohe Designed and built from 1946 to 1951, Farnsworth House is considered an icon of international style architecture in America. The steel and glass house was commissioned by Dr....

17 September 2009

1910 – San Francisco Cathedral, California

Architect: Cecil G. Hare

17 September 2009

1915 – Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, California

Architects: Bernard Maybeck On land originally belonging to the Presidio, the Palace of Fine Arts was built in 1915 for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. Today the site, which belongs to the City of...

17 September 2009

1915 – City Hall, San Francisco, California

Architects: Bakewell & Brown Built of gray California granite with blue and gold burnished ironwork, San Francisco City Hall was designed in a French Renaissance style. In plan it measures 408 by 285...

17 September 2009

1878 – Conservatory of Flowers, San Francisco, California

Architects: Lord & Burham The Conservatory of Flowers is an elaborate Victorian greenhouse with a central dome rising nearly 60 feet high and arch-shaped wings extending from it for an overall length of...

17 September 2009

1878 – South City Markets, South Great George’s Street, Dublin

Architect: O’Neill & Byrne Second placed entry to design the South City Markets on Great Georges Street. The original was badly damaged by a serious fire in 1892, the adaption was handled by...

17 September 2009

1878 – Presbytery & Industrial Schools Booterstown, Co. Dublin

Architect: John L. Robinson In Ireland the Industrial Schools Act of 1868 established industrial schools (Irish: scoileanna saothair) to care for “neglected, orphaned and abandoned children”. In recent times these schools have become...

17 September 2009

1878 – New Magdalen Asylum & Laundry & Proposed Convent, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Architect: John L. Robinson