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Architecture of New York

11 March 2012

1893 – Design for Brooklyn Insitute of Arts and Sciences, New York

Architect: McKim, Mead & White Uncompleted design for the Brooklyn Insitute of Arts and Sciences. The original design of the new museum building was meant to house educational and research activities in addition...

30 July 2009

1893 – Metropolitan Club, New York

Architect: McKim, Mead & White When J.P. Morgan, William and Cornelius Vanderbilt, and their pals arrived on the social scene in the 1890s, established society still looked askance at bankers and financiers, and...

04 January 2011

1894 – Teachers College, 120th St., New York

Architect: Parish & Schroeder Teachers College was founded by the philanthropist Grace Hoadley Dodge and philosopher Nicholas Murray Butler to provide a new kind of schooling for the teachers of disadvantaged children in...

23 June 2009

1895 – New building for New York Herald

Architect: McKim Mead & White Built in 1895 to the designs of architect Stanford White but was demolished in 1921. Minerva, the Bellringers and Owls by Antonin Jean Carles, which originally graced the...

23 June 2009

1896 – Accepted design for St. Lukes Hospital, New York

Architect: Ernest Flagg

20 April 2012

1897 – Gillender Building, New York

Architect: Berg & Clark The Gillender Building was completed in the Financial District in 1897, but was demolished in 1910 and replaced by a bigger building that combined its neighboring lot. The building...

30 April 2013

1897 – National Bank of Commerce, New York

The National Bank of Commerce. or 126 Broadway, in lower Manhattan, New York was built in 1897, but was demolished in the 1960s. Adjacent buildings were also cleared to make way for the...

30 April 2013

1897 – Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York

Architect: Henry Hardenbergh The original Waldorf-Astoria Hotel was opened in 1897, combining the Astor and Waldorf Hotels. It started as two hotels. In March 24, 1893, millionaire William Waldorf Astor opened the 13-story...

30 March 2013

1898 – St. Paul Building, New York

Architect: George B. Post The St. Paul Building opened in 1899 on lower Broadway and was named after the chapel across the street. The building design was noteworthy for the repetition of classical...