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Architecture of USA

17 August 2010

1989 – 60 Wall Street, New York

Architect: Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo & Associates Built between 1987 and 1989 as the headquarters for J.P. Morgan & Co., the tower has over 1.7 million square feet of office space. The tower...

21 September 2009

1989 – 900 North Michigan, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates This 66-storey building gathers its meaning by incorporating distinctive elements of Chicago architecture. The structure, which is clad in a cream-coloured limestone and light reflective green glass, has...

21 September 2009

1989 – Leo Burnett Building, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo & Associates The Leo Burnett Building is widely considered one of the top ten buildings in the Chicago downtown area and is a prominent and highly recognizable component...

29 May 2010

1990 – Denver Public Library, Colorado

Architect: Michael Graves The Central Library, designed by architect Michael Graves, receives more than one million visitors per year. The original library opened in 1956, and the new addition opened in 1995 as...

21 September 2009

1990 – Two Prudential Plaza, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Loebl Schlossman & Hackl The Prudential Plaza redevelopment project sparked new vitality for the immediate area with renovation of the existing 41-story One Prudential Plaza; construction of a new 64-story, 1.2 million...

19 November 2009

1992 – 225 South Sixth, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Architects: Pei Cobb Freed & Partners 225 South Sixth contains a landmark 56-story tower and the 20-story Park Building connected by a 75-foot-high wintergarden. The chief architect for 225 South Sixth was James...

04 November 2010

1992 – Minnesota History Centre, St. Paul, Minnesota

Architect: Hammel Green & Abrahamson The Minnesota History Center design was selected through a national competition. The winning design is an L-shaped configuration set into a hillsidel. On two sides, the building facade...

21 September 2009

1992 – R.R. Donnelley Building, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Ricardo Bofill 540 high-intensity lamps accentuate the plaza and facades at night. The 48-foot high main lobby is built of Mediterranean marble and contains bamboo trees and 2 large sculptures. A private...

17 September 2009

1993 – Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Architect: Frank Gehry This was Gehry’s first major project to feature his now trademark organic stainless steel facade, celebrated with great acclaim in the Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa in Bilbao and the Walt Disney...