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Architecture of USA

18 August 2010

1766 – St. Paul’s Chapel, New York

A chapel of the Parish of Trinity Church, St. Paul’s was built on land granted by Queen Anne of Great Britain. Upon completion in 1766, it stood in a field some distance from...

12 January 2012

1792 – Design for Congress House, Washington DC

Architect: James Diamond Proposal for a Congress House by James Diamond, 1792.

22 November 2011

1794 – Design for Executive Mansion, Washington DC

Architect: James Hoban Hoban’s final Executive Mansion design. The earlier design of a three-story residence was modified at the request of then President George Washington for reasons of economy. His design is believed...

15 September 2009

1797 – First National Bank, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Architect: Samuel Blodgett The First Bank of the United States, originally called the Bank of the United States, operated from 1797-1811, on Third Street, midway between Chestnut and Walnut streets. Samuel Blodgett, architect,...

10 August 2010

1812 – City Hall, New York

Architect: Joseph Francois Mangin and John McComb Jr. The oldest City Hall in the United States that still houses its original governmental functions, and constructed from 1803 to 1812. New York City Hall...

05 January 2012

1824 – Bank of the United States, 15 Wall Street, New York

Architect: M.E. Thompson Constructed as the New York branch for the former Bank of the United States, and was designed by Martin Euclid Thompson, a noted artist and architect of the period. The...

15 September 2009

1833 – Merchant’s Exchange, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Architect: William Strickland Designed by rising architect William Strickland. He was the architect of the steeple on Independence Hall, the U.S. Naval Asylum, and the U.S. Mint. From 1828 to 1833, Strickland designed...

07 March 2013

1838 – Lyndhurst, Tarrytown, New York

Architect: Alexander Jackson Davis Overlooking the Hudson River in Tarrytown, New York, is Lyndhurst, one of America’s finest Gothic Revival mansions. The romantic Gothic Revival design immediately drew attention to the building, critics...

10 August 2010

1842 – Federal Hall National Memorial, New York

Architect: Ithiel Town,Alexander Jackson Davis, John Frazee Federal Hall National Memorial on Wall Street was built in 1842 as the New York Customs House, on the site of the old Federal Hall. It...

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