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22 September 2009

1900 – Johnsons Block, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Jacob Friedlander A fine smaller building that once housed a well-known local bicycle shop. Worthy of note is the decorative brick cornice, and the glazing on the shopfront.

22 September 2009

1900 – Northern Pacific Railroad Depot, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Cass Gilbert The Northern Pacific was the first major railroad to go through Fargo, and the only mainline through the city. The line of the Great Northern Railroad was a spur from...

22 September 2009

1904 – DeLendrecie’s Building, Fargo, North Dakota

Architects: McMillan & Tenbusch, Andrew O’Shea Built and designed in two phases, the original two floors were designed by McMillan & Tenbusch and built in 1894. The top three floors were designed by...

21 September 2009

1894 – Donaldson Hotel, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Built as a meetingplace for the local branch of the International Order of Odd Fellows, an offshoot of the Masons. The building has a fine sandstone facade with an excellent Palladian window...

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...