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Architecture of New York

11 February 2013

1869 – Booth’s Theatre, New York

Architect: Renwick & Sands Located on the southeast corner of 23rd Street and Sixth Avenue, Booth’s Theatre was run by celebrated American actor Edwin Booth (brother of John Wilkes Booth, assassin of Abraham...

06 August 2010

1870 – Altar of St. Marys, New York, USA

The style of Saint Mary’s, Time Square New York is thirteenth-century French Gothic and is modeled on Sainte-Chapelle in Paris. The church is 180 feet long and 60 feet wide, with a height...

05 January 2011

1870 – Equitable Life Assurance Building, New York

Architect: George B. Post Constructed between 1868 and 1870 at 120 Broadway in New York City and was the first office building to feature passenger elevators. The building was destroyed by a fire...

14 October 2009

1870 – State Capitol, Albany, New York

Architect: Fuller & Laver From The Builder, May 28, 1870: STATE houses or capitals are rising in various parts of the United States and we have already given views of more than one....

02 August 2009

1872 – Library Building, New York

Architect: P.B. Wight

04 March 2010

1875 – Sage College, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Architect: Professor Charles Babcock Sage Residential College was built in 1875 at Cornell University’s Ithaca, New York campus as a residential building. Currently it houses the Johnson Graduate School of Management. It was...

15 September 2012

1876 – Arnold Constable & Company, 887 Broadway, New York

Architect: Griffith Thomas The original Arnold Constable & Company’s building at 887 Broadway from 1869, was eventually extended along the length of 19th Street to Fifth Avenue, all in a similar style by...

25 January 2011

1877 – Former Jefferson Market Courthouse, New York

Architect: Francis C. Withers & Calvert Vaux Originally built as the Third Judicial District Courthouse between the years 1874-1877 fto a design by architects Frederick Clarke Withers and Calvert Vaux. Its polychrome materials—...

04 August 2010

1878 – St Patrick’s Cathedral, New York

Architect: James Renwick Jr. St. Patrick’s Cathedral is the largest decorated gothic Catholic Cathedral in North America. In 1850 Archbishop John Joseph Hughes announced his intention to erect a new cathedral to replace...