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15 September 2009

1891 – Philadelphia Museum of Art

Architect: Hermann J. Schwarzmann In March 1873, an act of the Pennsylvania State Legislature set in motion plans for the construction of Memorial Hall to be designed by Hermann J. Schwarzmann, which was...

15 September 2009

1833 – Merchant’s Exchange, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Architect: William Strickland Designed by rising architect William Strickland. He was the architect of the steeple on Independence Hall, the U.S. Naval Asylum, and the U.S. Mint. From 1828 to 1833, Strickland designed...

15 September 2009

1797 – First National Bank, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Architect: Samuel Blodgett The First Bank of the United States, originally called the Bank of the United States, operated from 1797-1811, on Third Street, midway between Chestnut and Walnut streets. Samuel Blodgett, architect,...

15 September 2009

2001 – Quadracci Pavilion, Milwaukee Art Gallery, Wisconsin

Architect: Santiago Calatrava The Milwaukee Art Museum’s expansion project, completed in October 2001, has significantly expanded the Museum’s role as a comprehensive art institution and strengthened its position as a cultural cornerstone for...

15 September 2009

1972 – Kimbell Museum, Fort Worth, Texas

Architects: Louis Kahn “The Kimbell Art Museum by Louis Kahn is also a disciplined, coherent, and visually clear statement, but here the aesthetics derive from the more classically oriented sensiblity of its architect....

15 September 2009

1881 – St. Margaret’s, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland

Architect: Robert Rowand Anderson “This house, of which we give a perspective and first-floor and ground-plans, has been erected from the designs of Mr. E. R. Anderson, A.R.S.A., of Edinburgh.” Published in The...

15 September 2009

1881 – Wandale, Cumbria

Architect: Hetherington & Oliver “The house is built of warm cream-coloured facing stone from Lazouby with Prudham dressings ; the walls are hollow, and are lined on the inside with brick. The joiners’...

13 September 2009

1881 – University College Hospital, London

Architect: Francis E. Jones Based on the Circular Ward System of Prof. John Marshall F.R.S. including Basement & First Floor Plans. “Mr. G. Francis Jones, of Cockspur-street, Trafalgar- square, prepared this design to...

13 September 2009

1881 – “Glen Andred”, Withyham, Sussex

Architect: Richard Norman Shaw