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Architecture of USA

20 April 2013

1882 – The Washington Building, New York

Architect: Edward H. Kendall Standing at 1 Broadway at Battery Place, the Washington Building was completely remodeled with a new facade in 1921. The rooftop cupola was removed and the building was remodeled...

21 September 2009

1883 – Brooklyn Bridge, New York

Architect: John Augustus Roebling The Brooklyn Bridge (originally the New York and Brooklyn Bridge) is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States, and stretches 5,989 feet over the East River...

07 May 2010

1883 – City Hall, Albany, New York

Architect: H.H. Richardson Designed by famed architect Henry Hobson Richardson, the construction of City Hall was completed in 1883. Albany City Hall has been acclaimed by critics as one of the most beautiful...

30 April 2010

1883 – Old Metropolitan Opera House, New York

Architect: J. Cleaveland Cady / Carrere & Hastings The Old Metropolitan Opera House was built in 1883 near Times Square, and was the first home of the Metropolitan Opera Company. Nicknamed “The Yellow...

05 January 2011

1883 – Produce Exchange, New York

Architect: George B. Post Designed in a modified neo-Renaissance mode that clad an interior iron skeletal framing with terracotta panels, reminiscent of some monstrous Italian palazzo. Demolished in 1957.

10 November 2010

1883 – Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Architect: Railroad baron James J. Hill built the bridge in 1883 for his Great Northern Railway to allow for increased movement of people and goods across the Mississippi River. The Stone Arch Bridge...

11 January 2010

1883 – The High School, Hartford, Connecticut

Architect: George Keller Acknowledged as George Keller’s greatest building was the school erected on the Asylum Hill site in 1883. Its facade faced Hopkins Street on the east toward the hill where the...

23 November 2009

1884 – Pullman Building, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Solon S. Beman Constructed of red granite, brick, and terra cotta at the corner of Adams and Michigan (across from the Art Institute), the Pullman Building was a massive and imposing structure...

01 June 2010

1884 – St. Francis Cathedral, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Architect: Antoine Mouly On the site where St. Frances Cathedral stands today there was originally a small mission church. That mission was burned down in the Pueblo Revolt of 1680. After the Spanish...