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Architecture of USA

01 June 2010

1878 – Loretto Chapel, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Architect: Antoine Mouly Undoubtedly influenced by the French clergy in Santa Fe, the Gothic Revival-style chapel was patterned after King Louis IX’s Sainte-Chapelle in Paris; a striking contrast to the adobe churches already...

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...

05 October 2009

1879 – House at Bloomfield, New Jersey

Architect: Maurice B. Adams Front, Rear & Side Elevations including basement, ground 1st & 2nd floor plan, as published in The Building News, August 15th 1879. “This house is one of a series...

11 March 2012

1879 – St. Vincent Ferrer Church, New York

Architect: Demolished in 1914 so as to begin construction of a new one designed by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, who had recently struck out on his own from Cram, Goodhue & Ferguson.

23 June 2009

1880 – Chestnut Hill Station, New York & Greenwood Lake Railway

Architect: Maurice B. Adams

05 November 2010

1880 – Methodist Episcopal Church, Lodi, New York

Architect: Warren H. Hayes Lodi Methodist Church was constructed in 1880 and it consists of a main block with four steeply pitched gables, a corner bell tower, and a large single story rear...

12 February 2013

1880 – Post Office, New York

Architect: Alfred B. Mullett Designed by architect Alfred B. Mullett for a triangular site across City Hall Park from New York City Hall. Built after an unsuccessful architectural competition where fifty-two designs were...

31 May 2010

1881 – Union Station, Denver, Colorado

Architect: Gove & Walsh

13 January 2013

1882 – Courthouse and Post Office, Hartford, Connecticut

Architect: Alfred B. Mullett The U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut met here until 1933; the U.S. Circuit Court for the District of Connecticut met here until that court was abolished...