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15 September 2009

Open House 2009 launched by Minister

Speaking at the launch of Open House Dublin and Galway 2009, Mr. John Gormley, T.D., Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, has encouraged citizens to avail of the unique opportunity it...

15 September 2009

1930 – Soldiers & Sailors World War Memorial, Pierre, South Dakota

Architect: Hugill & Blatherwick The memorial is constructed of steel and has sandstone facing. The front of the building has an impressive entry pediment with dentil molding and six Ionic columns as well...

15 September 2009

1935 – Hughes County Courthouse, Pierre, South Dakota

Architect: Hugill & Blatherwick The Hughes County Courthouse was designed in the Public Works Administration in a Moderne style with Art Deco features by the architects Hugill and Blatherwick and constructed by the...

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...

15 September 2009

2004 – Ray and Maria Stata Center, MIT, Boston, Massachusetts

Architect: Frank Gehry The Ray and Maria Stata Center is an academic complex designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Frank Gehry for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Contained within the building are the Computer...

15 September 2009

2008 – Graduate Student Residence, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Architects: Kyu Sung Woo This 115,000 SF project is a part of Harvard University’s ongoing effort to house 50 percent of its graduate, professional and doctoral students, further supporting a strong residential campus...

15 September 2009

1988 – Fifth Avenue Place, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Architect: Stubbins Associates Fifth Avenue Place was designed by the Stubbins Associates of Cambridge Massachusetts. One significant feature of the building is its roof. This pyramidal roof is 124-feet tall and consists of...

15 September 2009

1984 – One PPG Place, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Architect: Johnson/Burgee Architects The entire PPG Place complex has 231 glass spires. The building features a glass “winter garden” on the west side, and a monumental plaza to the east surrounded by shorter...

15 September 2009

1970 – U.S. Steel Tower, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Architect: Harrison & Abramovitz In the initial planning stages, the U.S. Steel Corporation seriously considered making this development the world’s tallest building as an endorsement of their industry. When completed in 1970 Pittsburgh’s...


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