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Architecture of New York

23 June 2009

1910 – Pennsylvania Railroad Station, New York

Architect: McKim Mead & White An imposing, sober colonnade of corinthian columns arranged in Doric order, McKim, Mead and White’s Pennsylvania Station combined glass-and-steel train sheds and a magnificently proportioned concourse with a...

10 August 2010

1912 – Manhattan Bridge, New York

Architect: Leon Moisseiff The Manhattan Bridge connects Lower Manhattan (at Canal Street) with Brooklyn. It was the last of the three suspension bridges built across the lower East River, following the Brooklyn and...

11 August 2010

1912 – Municipal Building, New York

Architect: McKim, Mead & White Located at the intersection of Chambers Street and Centre Street, the Municipal Building is one of the largest governmental buildings in the world. In 1888 Mayor Abraham Hewitt...

21 September 2009

1913 – Grand Central Station, New York

Architects: Reed & Stern, Warren & Wetmore Grand Central Terminal was designed by the architectural firms of Reed and Stern and Warren and Wetmore, who entered an agreement to act as the associated...

06 August 2010

1913 – St. Thomas Church, New York

Architect: Cram, Goodhue & Ferguson St. Thomas Church, a designated New York landmark, was built from 1911 to 1913, designed by Ralph Adams Cram and Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, and was their last project...

10 August 2010

1913 – Woolworth Building, New York

Architect: Cass Gilbert The Woolworth Building was constructed in neo-Gothic style by architect Cass Gilbert, who was commissioned by Frank Woolworth in 1910 to design the new corporate headquarters. Originally planned to be...

11 March 2012

1918 – St. Vincent Ferrer Church, New York

Architect: Bertram Goodhue Built to replace an earlier church on the site which was demolished in order to begin construction of one designed by Goodhue, who had recently struck out on his own...

10 August 2010

1922 – Standard Oil Building, New York

Architect: Carrere & Hastings / Shreeve, Lamb & Blake Built as the headquarters for John D. Rockefeller’s Standard Oil Company, Carrere & Hastings’ original nine-story base follows the curve of Broadway. The very...

24 April 2013

1927 – Savoy-Plaza Hotel, New York

Architect: McKim, Mead and White The Savoy-Plaza Hotel was constructed in 1927 on 5th Avenue between 58th and 59th Street, and demolished in 1964. A very elegant, formal, design that culminated in two...