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Architecture of USA

07 February 2013

1867 – Design for Honolulu Cathedral

Architect: Slater & Carpenter The original ground for the Cathedral of Saint Andrew was given by King Kamehameha IV and Queen Emma. During a trip to England in 1865, Queen Emma (then the...

13 January 2013

1867 – Old Post Office, Portland, Maine

Architect: Alfred B. Mullett A victim of redevelopment, the building site is now Post Office Park. Demolished 1965.

17 August 2010

1869 – Belvedere Castle, Central Park, New York

Architect: Jacob Wrey Mould Belvedere Castle was built in 1869, using stone from excavations elsewhere in the park, dressed with gray granite. The castle provided a feature “” a folly “” that capped...

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...

18 September 2009

1869 – Water Tower, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: W.W. Boyington The old Water Tower and Chicago Avenue Pumping Station are the only public buildings to survive in this area on Michigan Avenue destroyed by the Fire of 1871. It was...

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...

11 February 2011

1870 – Bishops House, Newark, New Jersey

Architects: Goldie & Child Published in The Building News, June 30th 1873. The idea of a new Cathedral church in the city of Newark was first proposed in 1859 by the then bishop,...

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...

12 September 2012

1870 – Public Library, Cincinnati, Ohio

Architect: James W. McLaughlin Opened in 1870 and in later years known as Old Main. The main hall with its towering book stacks and clearly expressed metal structure was a fantastic internal space....