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07 March 2013

1838 – Lyndhurst, Tarrytown, New York

Architect: Alexander Jackson Davis Overlooking the Hudson River in Tarrytown, New York, is Lyndhurst, one of America’s finest Gothic Revival mansions. The romantic Gothic Revival design immediately drew attention to the building, critics...

12 February 2013

1880 – Post Office, New York

Architect: Alfred B. Mullett Designed by architect Alfred B. Mullett for a triangular site across City Hall Park from New York City Hall. Built after an unsuccessful architectural competition where fifty-two designs were...

11 February 2013

1869 – Booth’s Theatre, New York

Architect: Renwick & Sands Located on the southeast corner of 23rd Street and Sixth Avenue, Booth’s Theatre was run by celebrated American actor Edwin Booth (brother of John Wilkes Booth, assassin of Abraham...

01 January 2013

1861 – Villa, Newburgh, New York

Architect: Calvert Vaux From The Building News: “THIS design was prepared and executed for a gentleman of Newburgh, by Calvert Vaux, E»q., architect. It is situated in a street running parallel with the...

12 December 2012

1929 – Rand Building, Buffalo, New York

Architect: Franklyn & William Kidd One of Buffalo’s “Skyscrapers” which makes up our Metropolitan skyline. Built in 1929 by the Marine Trust Company of Buffalo, rising 408 feet above street level-including a 40...

15 September 2012

1876 – Arnold Constable & Company, 887 Broadway, New York

Architect: Griffith Thomas The original Arnold Constable & Company’s building at 887 Broadway from 1869, was eventually extended along the length of 19th Street to Fifth Avenue, all in a similar style by...

27 June 2012

1964 – Irish Pavilion, 1964-65 New York World’s Fair

Architect: Andrew Devane / Robinson, Keefe & Devane From the official guide; “Some contributions made by the Irish to the happiness of other parts of the world are beguilingly displayed in a series...

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...

11 March 2012

1879 – St. Vincent Ferrer Church, New York

Architect: Demolished in 1914 so as to begin construction of a new one designed by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, who had recently struck out on his own from Cram, Goodhue & Ferguson.