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Architecture of USA

05 January 2012

1824 – Bank of the United States, 15 Wall Street, New York

Architect: M.E. Thompson Constructed as the New York branch for the former Bank of the United States, and was designed by Martin Euclid Thompson, a noted artist and architect of the period. The...

05 January 2012

1904 – Morris High School, Boston Road, The Bronx, New York

Architect: C.B.J. Snyder Designed by C.B.J. Snyder for the New York City Board of Education, the building was completed in 1904, and was the first major public high school to open in the...

22 November 2011

1939 – Irish Pavilion, New York World’s Fair

Architect: Michael Scott Image above courtesy Irish Architectural Archive Michael Scott’s most important pre-war commission – the Irish Pavilion for the New York World Fair. This was completed before his final examinations. Scott...

22 November 2011

1794 – Design for Executive Mansion, Washington DC

Architect: James Hoban Hoban’s final Executive Mansion design. The earlier design of a three-story residence was modified at the request of then President George Washington for reasons of economy. His design is believed...

13 July 2011

1889 – Proposed Municipal Buildings, Washington DC

Architect: Willis Jefferson Polk Proposal published in the American Architect and Building News.

13 July 2011

1889 – Miner’s Hospital, Harleton, Pennsylvania

Architect: Benjamin Linfoot Designed for the Board of Public Charities and published in the American Architect and Building News.

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...

12 July 2011

1889 – Church, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Architect: W.G. Malcomson Published in the American Architect and Building News

12 July 2011

1889 – National Bank of Washington, Washington DC

Architect: James G. Hill Published in the American Architect and Building News, March 2 1889.