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10 August 2010

1936 – Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse, New York

Architect: Cass Gilbert The Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse has two major parts, the seven-storey base and the thirty-storey tower. Commissioned in 1931, construction began in July 1932 and lasted three and a...

10 August 2010

1912 – Manhattan Bridge, New York

Architect: Leon Moisseiff The Manhattan Bridge connects Lower Manhattan (at Canal Street) with Brooklyn. It was the last of the three suspension bridges built across the lower East River, following the Brooklyn and...

10 August 2010

1913 – Woolworth Building, New York

Architect: Cass Gilbert The Woolworth Building was constructed in neo-Gothic style by architect Cass Gilbert, who was commissioned by Frank Woolworth in 1910 to design the new corporate headquarters. Originally planned to be...

10 August 2010

1907 – Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, New York

Architect: Cass Gilbert The building was designed by Minnesotan Beaux Arts architect Cass Gilbert, whose selection to design the building was marked with controversy. In 1899, the United States Department of the Treasury...

10 August 2010

1846 – Trinity Church, Wall Street, New York

Architect: Richard Upjohn Designed by American Institute of Architects co-founder Richard Upjohn, it is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This church building is one of the first and finest...

10 August 2010

1922 – Standard Oil Building, New York

Architect: Carrere & Hastings / Shreeve, Lamb & Blake Built as the headquarters for John D. Rockefeller’s Standard Oil Company, Carrere & Hastings’ original nine-story base follows the curve of Broadway. The very...

10 August 2010

1842 – Federal Hall National Memorial, New York

Architect: Ithiel Town,Alexander Jackson Davis, John Frazee Federal Hall National Memorial on Wall Street was built in 1842 as the New York Customs House, on the site of the old Federal Hall. It...

10 August 2010

1931 – American Stock Exchange, New York

Architect: Starrett & Van Vleck This Art Deco building is actually a 1930-31 reconstruction of an earlier Curb Exchange Building, with additional floors. The original building was also designed by Starrett & Van...

10 August 2010

2010 – 100 11th Avenue, New York

Architect: Jean Nouvel Containing 72 residences, 100 11th stands on the north corner of its intersection, facing Frank Gehry’s headquarters for the IAC/InterActive Corporation across the street and the Chelsea Piers Sports and...