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Architecture of New York

27 June 2012

1964 – Irish Pavilion, 1964-65 New York World’s Fair

Architect: Andrew Devane / Robinson, Keefe & Devane From the official guide; “Some contributions made by the Irish to the happiness of other parts of the world are beguilingly displayed in a series...

17 August 2010

1966 – Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center, New York

Architect: Wallace K. Harrison Part of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the theater opened in 1966, the Metropolitan Opera House contains approximately 3,800 seats and was designed by architect Wallace K....

05 August 2010

1968 – Ford Foundation, New York

Architect: Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo & Associates The Ford Foundation Building pioneered the spacious, green, full-height atrium. Supported by an exposed steel structure, the building takes the form of a glass box enclosing...

17 August 2010

1977 – Citigroup Center, New York

Architect: Stubbins Associates / Emery Roth & Sons The Citigroup Center (formerly Citicorp Center) is one of the most distinctive and imposing in New York’s skyline, with a 45° angled top and a...

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...

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...

23 June 2009

2006 – Hearst Tower, New York

Architect: Foster + Partners The former six-story headquarters building was commissioned by the founder, William Randolph Hearst and awarded to the architect Joseph Urban. The building was completed in 1928 at a cost...

23 June 2009

2007 – IAC Headquarters, New York

Architect: Frank Gehry The building is Gehry’s first to be completed in New York. The design is the product of a collaboration between Gehry and IAC’s chairman, Barry Diller. The motif of a...

11 August 2010

2008 – One Madison Park, New York

Architect: Cetra/Ruddy Expensive condominium building with a stark simplicity. Unfortunately the financials of the developer have not been so simple with the project mired in bankruptcy proceedings.