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Architecture of USA

17 September 2009

1910 – San Francisco Cathedral, California

Architect: Cecil G. Hare

04 November 2010

1910 – St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Architect: Edwin Hawley Hewitt

22 September 2009

1910 – Stone Building, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Wonderfully ornate commercial building from 1920. Decorated with stone trim, it has pilasters with egg and dart moulding, a foliated frieze and an elaborately dentilled cornice with paired brackets.

05 July 2011

1910- Second Church of Christ Scientist, Los Angeles, California

Architect: Alfred Rosenheim The Classical Revival building was designed by Alfred H. Rosenheim and opened 1910 in the West Adams district of Los Angeles. As illustrated it has a flatter dome than constructed....

07 February 2011

1911 – Continental & Commercial National Bank Building, Chicago

Architect: D.H. Burnham & Co. Former headquarters of the Continental & Commercial National Bank. Now a hotel after an expensive conversion and restoration by Marriott.

04 June 2010

1911 – Daniels & Fisher Tower, Denver

Architect: Frederick Sterner & George Williamson Inspired by St. Mark’s Campanile in Venice but scaled down, the D&F Tower was built in 1911 to anchor the Daniels & Fisher Department Store. The tower...

22 September 2009

1911 – Fargo National Bank, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: A former bank building, this is a good example of the smaller commercial buildings from the early twentieth century. The buildings are getting less elaborate with decoration limited to the cornice and...

18 September 2009

1911 – People’s Gas Building, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: D.H. Burnham & Company The design is indicative of its time. It employs the standard three-piece skyscraper formation, plus lots of classical embellishments like ornamental lions along the balustrade at the top....

13 February 2013

1911 – Scottish Rite Masonic Temple, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Architect: Hunt & Burns In 1909 The Daily New Mexican newspaper announced that architect Isaac H. Rapp had been awarded the commission to design a new Scottish Rite Cathedral. However a grand Neo-classical...