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30 April 2013

1897 – Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York

Architect: Henry Hardenbergh The original Waldorf-Astoria Hotel was opened in 1897, combining the Astor and Waldorf Hotels. It started as two hotels. In March 24, 1893, millionaire William Waldorf Astor opened the 13-story...

30 April 2013

1897 – National Bank of Commerce, New York

The National Bank of Commerce. or 126 Broadway, in lower Manhattan, New York was built in 1897, but was demolished in the 1960s. Adjacent buildings were also cleared to make way for the...

03 October 2012

1897 – Presbyterian Church, Handsworth, Birmingham

Architect: Ingall & Son Perspective View & Ground Plans published in The Building News, November 5th 1897. Unclear if this design was ever constructed.

16 September 2012

1897 – Theatre Royal, Hawkins St., Dublin

Architect: Frank Matcham The second Theatre Royal on the same Hawkins Street site as the first, opened on December 13, 1897, and was designed by Frank Matcham. It had seating for an audience...

02 July 2012

1897 – House at Rochdale, Lancashire

Architect: Butterworth & Duncan Perspective view, ground and first floor plans. Published in The Building News, February 12th 1897.

20 April 2012

1897 – Gillender Building, New York

Architect: Berg & Clark The Gillender Building was completed in the Financial District in 1897, but was demolished in 1910 and replaced by a bigger building that combined its neighboring lot. The building...

02 March 2012

1897 – Cottages at Greenbank, Darlington, Co. Durham

Architect: C.E. Oliver Designed for the estate of Sir David Dale, perspective view & plans published in The Building News, May 21st 1897.

13 February 2012

1897 – National Press Agency, Carmelite St., London

Architect: Edwin T. Hall Still standing today, a fine Victorian office building finished in redbrick with sandstone trimmings. Published in The Builder, January 16 1897.

23 January 2012

1897 – Municipal Lodging House for Men, Aberdeen, Scotland

Architect: Marshall & Dick Perspective view & plans published in The Building News, April 9th 1897. Marshall formed a partnership with Robert Burns Dick in 1895 and the year after they won the...