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17 August 2010

1932 – American International Building, New York

Architect: Clinton & Russell, Holton & George Completed in 1932 during the New York skyscraper race, which accounts for its gothic-like spire-topped appearance to gain height, a popular architectural device at that time....

17 August 2010

1930 – 40 Wall Street, New York

Architect: H. Craig Severance 40 Wall Street is a 70-story skyscraper located in New York City. Originally known as the Bank of Manhattan Trust building, the building was designed by H. Craig Severance...

17 August 2010

1931 – 20 Exchange Place, New York

Architect: Cross & Cross A 59 floor Art Deco building in New York built between 1930-1931, for the newly merged National City Bank of New York and the Farmers’ Loan and Trust Company,...

17 August 2010

1989 – 60 Wall Street, New York

Architect: Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo & Associates Built between 1987 and 1989 as the headquarters for J.P. Morgan & Co., the tower has over 1.7 million square feet of office space. The tower...

11 August 2010

1892 – Memorial Arch, Washington Square, New York

Architect: Stanford White In 1889, to celebrate the centennial of George Washington’s inauguration as president of the United States, a large plaster and wood Memorial Arch was erected over Fifth Avenue just north...

11 August 2010

1912 – Municipal Building, New York

Architect: McKim, Mead & White Located at the intersection of Chambers Street and Centre Street, the Municipal Building is one of the largest governmental buildings in the world. In 1888 Mayor Abraham Hewitt...

11 August 2010

2008 – One Madison Park, New York

Architect: Cetra/Ruddy Expensive condominium building with a stark simplicity. Unfortunately the financials of the developer have not been so simple with the project mired in bankruptcy proceedings.

10 August 2010

2010 – Beekman Tower, New York

Architect: Frank Gehry A 76-story skyscraper currently under construction and designed by Frank Gehry. The Beekman Tower will be one of the tallest buildings in the city when completed and will contain a...

10 August 2010

1812 – City Hall, New York

Architect: Joseph Francois Mangin and John McComb Jr. The oldest City Hall in the United States that still houses its original governmental functions, and constructed from 1803 to 1812. New York City Hall...