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Architecture of USA

22 September 2009

1929 – First Presbyterian Church, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Lang, Raugland & Lewis Designed in a Gothic Revival style that has been described as Scottish, this church was designed by a Minneapolis based firm Lang, Raugland & Lewis. The exterior is...

23 November 2009

1929 – Foshay Tower, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Architect: Magney & Tusler The Foshay was designed by Léon Eugène Arnal, chief designer for the architects Magney & Tusler, later known as Setter, Leach & Lindstrom. Modeled after the Washington Monument, the...

21 September 2009

1929 – Hotel Intercontinental, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Walter W. Ahlschlager Was originally built in 1929 as the Medinah Athletic Club, a luxury men’s club for members of the Shrine organization. Unfortunately, in 1934 the club had been a victim...

25 June 2010

1929 – Mountain States Telephone Building, Denver

Architect: William N. Bowman The Telephone Building served as the headquarters for the Mountain States Telephone & Telegraph Company, later known as Mountain Bell. Constructed in a variant of the Gothic Revival style...

21 September 2009

1929 – Palmolive Building, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Holabird & Root Built for one of the world’s leading soap manufacturers, this office building (“a monument to cleanliness”) was the first commercial skyscraper built far from the Loop – at the...

12 December 2012

1929 – Rand Building, Buffalo, New York

Architect: Franklyn & William Kidd One of Buffalo’s “Skyscrapers” which makes up our Metropolitan skyline. Built in 1929 by the Marine Trust Company of Buffalo, rising 408 feet above street level-including a 40...

17 August 2010

1930 – 40 Wall Street, New York

Architect: H. Craig Severance 40 Wall Street is a 70-story skyscraper located in New York City. Originally known as the Bank of Manhattan Trust building, the building was designed by H. Craig Severance...

22 September 2009

1930 – Black Building, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Lang, Raugland & Lewis Built by a local retailer in an Art Moderne style, this is the tallest building in the historic downtown area of Fargo. The facade at streetlevel has ornate...

28 June 2010

1930 – Church of the Nativity, Flagstaff, Arizona

Unusual gothic styling and materials in this small Roman Catholic church, notably the painted pink gargoyles. The cornerstone was laid in 1929, with the first mass being held in 1930. Work on internal...