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Architecture of USA

06 February 2014

1915 – Museum of Fine Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Architect: McKim, Mead & White Built on land donated by the Morrison family formerly occupied by their Villa Rosa mansion, the museum by McKim, Mead & White is one of the finest examples...

22 January 2014

1898 – Chamber of Commerce Building, Cleveland, Ohio

Architect: Peabody & Stearns “AMONG the many clever buildings erected during the past twenty years in America, few have surpassed in merit those designed by Messrs. Peabody & Stearns, the well-known architects, of...

02 January 2014

1857 – Cary Building, Chambers St., New York

Architect: King & Kellum A double-facaded building which runs through the block between Chambers Street and Reade Street, and was among the first fully cast iron-fronted buildings in the world. The two ground-floor...

10 December 2013

1935 – Windowless Office Building, Hershey, Pennsylvania

Architect: D. Paul Witmer Completed in September of 1935, the Windowless Office Building provided a tightly controlled environment for employees. It featured central air conditioning, “scientifically” planned artificial lighting, glass partitions in place...

04 December 2013

1931 – Olds Tower, Lansing, Michigan

Architect: Hopkins & Dentz Now known as the Boji Tower, this brick and limestone-faced tower, with its tall, narrow profile topped with a spire and beacon, is a typical Art Deco skyscraper design....

04 December 2013

1909 – Ford Building, Detroit, Michigan

Architect: D.H. Burnham & Company Designed by Daniel Burnham, construction began in 1907 and completed in 1909. 23 stories in total height, with two basement floors, 21 above-ground floors, it held the title...

10 November 2013

1913 – Michigan Central Station, Detroit, Michigan

Architect: Warren & Wetmore Designed by the Warren & Wetmore, who also designed New York City’s Grand Central Terminal, in the Beaux-Arts Classical style. The building is composed of two distinct parts: the...

04 November 2013

1912 – Union Station, Memphis, Tennessee

Architect: The terminal, completed in 1912, was built in the Beaux-Arts style and was located on Calhoun Street, between south Second Street and Rayburn Boulevard. It was less than two blocks from Memphis...

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....

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