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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...

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1966 – State Capitol, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Architect: W.C. Kruger New Mexico claims the distinction of having the oldest as well as one of the newest state capitols in the United States. The oldest is the Palace of the Governors....

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1965 – Manhattan Building, Bismarck, North Dakota

Architect: Located on East Divide Avenue, just north of the State Capitol, the uniquely designed Manhattan Building was built in 1965 to house Northern National Life Insurance. Alliance Real Estate is currently headquartered...

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1985 – James R. Thompson Center, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Murphy/Jahn The James R. Thompson Center houses offices of the State of Illinois. The building opened in May 1985 as the State of Illinois Center. It was re-dedicated in 1993 to honor...

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1930 – Merchandise Mart, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Graham, Anderson, Probst and White When opened in 1930, the Merchandise Mart or the Mart, was the largest building in the world with 4,000,000 square feet (372,000 m2) of floor space. Previously...

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1983 – 333 Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates On the side facing the Chicago River, the building features a sweeping green glass façade, while on the other side the building adheres to the usual rectangular street...

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2000 – Park Tower, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Lucien Lagrange & Associates The development included the 1917 Perkins Fellows & Hamilton Studios, a 3-story official landmark north of the tower. Its ornate gothic façade, with a sculpture by Emil R....

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1992 – R.R. Donnelley Building, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Ricardo Bofill 540 high-intensity lamps accentuate the plaza and facades at night. The 48-foot high main lobby is built of Mediterranean marble and contains bamboo trees and 2 large sculptures. A private...

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1989 – Leo Burnett Building, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo & Associates The Leo Burnett Building is widely considered one of the top ten buildings in the Chicago downtown area and is a prominent and highly recognizable component...