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Architecture of USA

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...

25 June 2010

1911 – University Building, Denver

Architect: Fisher & Fisher Designed by top Denver architects William E. Fisher and Arthur A. Fisher, who also designed a handful of downtown Denver banks, including Colorado National, in the early 1900s as...

12 January 2012

1912 – Lincoln Memorial Proposal, Washington DC

Architect: John Russell Pope According to the Smithsonian, “Some historians believe that he created radical designs in a last-ditch effort to discourage the Lincoln Memorial Commission from using the swampy location, west of...

10 August 2010

1912 – Manhattan Bridge, New York

Architect: Leon Moisseiff The Manhattan Bridge connects Lower Manhattan (at Canal Street) with Brooklyn. It was the last of the three suspension bridges built across the lower East River, following the Brooklyn and...

11 August 2010

1912 – Municipal Building, New York

Architect: McKim, Mead & White Located at the intersection of Chambers Street and Centre Street, the Municipal Building is one of the largest governmental buildings in the world. In 1888 Mayor Abraham Hewitt...

05 November 2010

1912 – Starbucks Center, Seattle, Washington

Architect: The Starbucks Center, world headquarters for Starbucks, is the second largest building in Seattle, with over 1,800,000 square feet (167,000 m2). Originally the building was the central structure in a complex built...

04 November 2013

1912 – Union Station, Memphis, Tennessee

Architect: The terminal, completed in 1912, was built in the Beaux-Arts style and was located on Calhoun Street, between south Second Street and Rayburn Boulevard. It was less than two blocks from Memphis...

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...

10 November 2013

1913 – Michigan Central Station, Detroit, Michigan

Architect: Warren & Wetmore Designed by the Warren & Wetmore, who also designed New York City’s Grand Central Terminal, in the Beaux-Arts Classical style. The building is composed of two distinct parts: the...