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Architecture of New York

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...

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...

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...

10 August 2010

1846 – Trinity Church, Wall Street, New York

Architect: Richard Upjohn Designed by American Institute of Architects co-founder Richard Upjohn, it is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This church building is one of the first and finest...

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...

01 January 2013

1861 – Villa, Newburgh, New York

Architect: Calvert Vaux From The Building News: “THIS design was prepared and executed for a gentleman of Newburgh, by Calvert Vaux, E»q., architect. It is situated in a street running parallel with the...

17 August 2010

1869 – Belvedere Castle, Central Park, New York

Architect: Jacob Wrey Mould Belvedere Castle was built in 1869, using stone from excavations elsewhere in the park, dressed with gray granite. The castle provided a feature “” a folly “” that capped...

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