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Architecture of USA

04 November 2013

1923 – Lafayette Building, Detroit, Michigan

Architect: C. Howard Crane Constructed in 1923 and occupied a triangular lot, bordered by Michigan Avenue, West Lafayette Boulevard, and Shelby Street. Designed in the neo-classical architecture style by C. Howard Crane who...

07 February 2011

1923 – London Guarantee Building, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Alfred S. Alschuler The London Guarantee Building, also known as 360 North Michigan Avenue, and is one of the four 1920s flanks of the Michigan Avenue Bridge (along with the Wrigley Building,...

18 September 2009

1924 – Lake Shore Center, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Jarvis Hunt

04 November 2013

1924 – Scottish Rite Cathedral, St. Louis, Missouri

Architect: William B. Ittner A fine example of a Masonic Temple in a neo Classic style, the building has a frontage of 235 feet and is approached by a broad flight of steps....

18 September 2009

1924 – Wrigley Building, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Graham, Anderson, Probst and White William Wrigley, Jr., the successful chewing gum manufacturer, in search of an impressive main office for his company, picked the present location of the Wrigley Building in...

04 September 2013

1925 – Alabama Power Co. Building, Birmingham, Alabama

Architect: Warren Knight & Davis Atop the building stands a 23-foot-tall bronze statue named Electra, which was erected in 1926. 16 floors and measuring 217 feet in height.

18 September 2009

1925 – Chicago Tribune Tower, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Howells & Hood The Tribune Company’s 1922 competition to design the “world’s most beautiful office building” as its headquarters captured the interest of an international audience of architects, business leaders, and the...

22 September 2009

1926 – Aggie Block – 520 Broadway, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Named after real estate investor Samuel Aggie, this is a fine little brick and stone building.

22 September 2009

1926 – Alerus – 15 Broadway, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Built in an Art Deco style, this is a fine muscular design with a strong vertical emphasis. Designed as the First National Bank. ALthough the street level facade and the windows have...