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Architecture of USA

12 January 2012

1843 – New County Prison, Philadelphia

Architect: “Prison de Comte a Philadelphie” (demolished in 1968) published in a volume of L’Univers, Paris, about 1843.

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...

25 June 2010

1859 – State Capitol, Nashville, Tennessee

Architect: William Strickland The Tennessee State Capitol was designed by renowned Philadelphia architect William Strickland, who modeled it after a Greek Ionic temple and is one of Nashville’s most prominent examples of Greek...

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...

01 February 2013

1861 – Villa, Worcester, Massachusetts

Architect: Calvert Vaux Designed for local merchant, Henry H. Chamberlain. From The Building News, August 2 1861: “THIS building is a good example of the prevailing style of Villa architecture in the Eastern...

06 February 2012

1865 – Lloyd & Jones Building, Chicago, Illinois

Designed by by the Architectural Iron Works of New York. Described as “Elevation of front of a portion of building built for Alex. Lloyd and J. Q. Jones, Chicago” in the illustrated brochure...

06 February 2011

1865 – Tuttle Building, Chicago, Illinois

Front elevation for Fred Tuttle and others, Chicago by the Architectural Iron Works of New York. Described as “Elevation of Front of Building erected for F. Tuttle & others” in the illustrated brochure...

12 February 2013

1866 – Dome of the U.S. Capitol, Washington D.C.

Architect: Thomas U. Walter Constructed during the period 1855-1866, the dome was designed by the Philadelphia architect Thomas U. Walter, who was also the architect of the House and Senate extensions. Montgomery C....