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Architecture of USA

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...

16 September 2009

1995 – MOMA, San Francisco, California

Architects: Mario Botta Mario Botta’s building for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art opened in 1995 and became an instant architectural landmark. The elegant brick façade and turret is an icon in...

22 September 2009

1995 – Pembina State Museum, North Dakota

Architect: Yeater, Hennings, Ruff, Schutz, Rokke, Welch – Architects Planners Sited along the Interstate to the Canadian border, this small museum’s viewing tower is a landmark for miles. The observation tower is a...

24 August 2010

1997 – Denver Performing Arts Complex

Architects: Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo & Associates, Hardy Holzmann Pfeiffer The Denver Performing Arts Complex is the largest performing arts complex under one roof, and the second-largest center of its kind in terms...

16 September 2009

1997 – Getty Center, Los Angeles, California

Architects: Richard Meier & Partners The Getty Center, designed by Richard Meier, is the $1.2 billion flagship museum of the J. Paul Getty Trust. It is located on a hill in Brentwood, Los...

21 September 2009

2000 – Park Tower, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Lucien Lagrange & Associates The development included the 1917 Perkins Fellows & Hamilton Studios, a 3-story official landmark north of the tower. Its ornate gothic façade, with a sculpture by Emil R....

15 September 2009

2001 – Quadracci Pavilion, Milwaukee Art Gallery, Wisconsin

Architect: Santiago Calatrava The Milwaukee Art Museum’s expansion project, completed in October 2001, has significantly expanded the Museum’s role as a comprehensive art institution and strengthened its position as a cultural cornerstone for...

16 September 2009

2002 – Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles, California

Architect: José Rafael Moneo The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels replaced the smaller former Cathedral of Saint Vibiana, which was severely damaged in the 1994. Dedication took place on September 2,...

10 August 2010

2002 – Westin Hotel, Times Square, New York

Architect: Arquitectonica A vibrant exterior that competes with the barrage of media images of Times Square. Beginning in early 1998, Viracon, a glass manufacturer based in Owatonna, Minn., sent dozens of samples of...

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