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Architecture of USA

15 September 2009

1884 – State Capitol, Denver, Colorado

Architect: Elijah E. Myers Designed by Elijah E. Myers, it was constructed in the 1890s from Colorado white granite, and opened for use in November 1894. The distinctive gold dome consists of real...

07 February 2010

1884 – The Adams Express Building, Chicago

Architect: George H. Edbrooke At 183-189 Dearborn Street, was probably the most imposing old-style structure in Chicago. Particularly noticeable is the magnificent granite arch as its portal. Standing 140 feet high, with 10...

11 August 2009

1885 – Layton Art Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Architect: W.& G. Audsley & E.T. Mix In 1888, the Milwaukee Art Association was created by a group of German panorama artists and local businessmen; its first home was the Layton Art Gallery....

17 September 2009

1885 – Lumber Exchange Building, Minneapolis

Architect: Long & Kees The Lumber Exchange was designed in 1885 by architects Franklin B. Long (1842-1912) and Frederick Kees (1852-1927). Designed in a Richardsonian Romanesque style, the Lumber Exchange was the first...

07 February 2011

1885c – Ryerson Building, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Adler & Sullivan Demolished 1939.

25 June 2010

1886 – Design for State Capitol, Helena, Montana

Architect: George R. Mann A design competition was conducted in 1896 to determine the best suitable design for the capitol building. The commission selected a design by George R. Mann as the winner....

13 July 2011

1886 – Potter Building, New York

Architect: Norris G. Starkweather Commissioned by Orlando B. Potter and designed by Norris G. Starkweather, it was constructed from 1883 to 1886, replacing one of the New York World’s former buildings which burned...

14 December 2009

1886 – Snow Hall of Natural History, Topeka, Kansas

Architect: J.H. Emerton Perspective View & Floor Plans published in The Building News, February 17th 1888.

04 November 2010

1887 – Andrew Presbyterian Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Architect: Warren H. Hayes Published in American Architect and Building News.