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17 September 2009

1932 – St. Paul City Hall, Minnesota

Architect: Holabird & Root Built between 1930 and 1932 and designed by architects Holabird and Root of Chicago, and Ellerbe and Company of Saint Paul, the building is Art Deco in style. In...

17 September 2009

1915 – City Hall, San Francisco, California

Architects: Bakewell & Brown Built of gray California granite with blue and gold burnished ironwork, San Francisco City Hall was designed in a French Renaissance style. In plan it measures 408 by 285...

08 September 2009

1930 – Brisbane City Hall, Queensland

Architect: Hall & Prentice The City Hall was once the tallest building in Brisbane. Designed by Hall & Prentice, the foundation stone was laid in July 1920, and it was opened in 1930....

04 September 2009

1309 – City Hall, Siena, Italy

On the south side of the Piazza del Campo in Siena is the Palazzo P├║bblico (Town Hall), an imposing Gothic building of travertine and brick (1288-1309). The top floors of the lower side...

14 July 2009

1878 – Design for Rathaus Hamburg, Germany

Architect: Sir George Gilbert Scott

14 July 2009

1878 – Design for Rathaus Hamburg, Germany

Architect: Sir George Gilbert Scott

13 July 2009

1876 – Manchester Town Hall, Lancashire

Architect: Alfred Waterhouse ‘ Alfred Waterhouse’s major existing work and masterpiece in Manchester is the town hall (1868) with a design in Venetian Gothic. The building is executed with solid and splendid interior...

06 July 2009

1881 – Designs for Manchester Town Hall Competition, Lancashire

Architect: Bruce J. Talbert, Speakman & Charlesworth, Ed Salomons, Thomas Worthington, John O. Scott A selection of the 136 entries into a competition to design a new town hall for Manchester. The competition...

11 June 2009

2002 – City Hall, London

Architects: Foster and Partners City Hall was designed by Foster and Partners, whose design brief was to create a building for the GLA (Greater London Authority) that would become a new landmark for...