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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...

21 September 2009

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....

21 September 2009

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...

21 September 2009

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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