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06 October 2009

1929 – Ibero-American Exposition – Columbia Pavilion, Seville, Andalusia, Spain

Architect: Jose Granados The Republic of Columbia constructed a pavilion designed by Seville architect Jose Granados. The pavilion included a collection of sculpture and artwork by Colombian artist Romolo Rozo, and of Columbian...

06 October 2009

1929 – Ibero-American Exposition – Brasil Pavilion, Seville, Andalusia, Spain

Architect: Pedro Paulo Bernardes Bastos The Brazilian pavilion contained a coffee cultivation exhibit complete with panoramas and models illustrating the different phases of cultivation. Architect Pedro Paulo Bernardes Bastos designed the pavilion, which...

06 October 2009

1929 – Ibero-American Exposition – Argentina Pavilion, Seville, Andalusia, Spain

Architect: Martin Noel Architect Martin Noel designed Argentina’s pavilion, which included a movie theatre and displays focusing on Argentinean industries and products.

22 September 2009

1929 – First Presbyterian Church, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Lang, Raugland & Lewis Designed in a Gothic Revival style that has been described as Scottish, this church was designed by a Minneapolis based firm Lang, Raugland & Lewis. The exterior is...

21 September 2009

1929 – Chrysler Building, New York

Architect: William Van Alen A distinctive symbol of New York City, originally built for the Chrysler Corporation, this was the first structure in the world to surpass the 1,000 foot mark. At the...

21 September 2009

1929 – Palmolive Building, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Holabird & Root Built for one of the world’s leading soap manufacturers, this office building (“a monument to cleanliness”) was the first commercial skyscraper built far from the Loop – at the...

21 September 2009

1929 – Hotel Intercontinental, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Walter W. Ahlschlager Was originally built in 1929 as the Medinah Athletic Club, a luxury men’s club for members of the Shrine organization. Unfortunately, in 1934 the club had been a victim...

08 September 2009

1929 – Parliament House, Melbourne, Victoria

Architect: Peter Kerr In the early 1850s a competition was held for a design for the building, but all the entries were rejected and the government architect, Charles Pasley, came up with a...

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