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10 August 2010

1909 – Former Police Headquarters, New York

Architect: Hoppin & Koen Designed by the firm of Hoppin & Koen in a monumental Beaux-Arts style, it opened in 1909. The NY Police Dept. moved out in 1973 and the building was...

10 August 2010

2002 – Westin Hotel, Times Square, New York

Architect: Arquitectonica A vibrant exterior that competes with the barrage of media images of Times Square. Beginning in early 1998, Viracon, a glass manufacturer based in Owatonna, Minn., sent dozens of samples of...

06 August 2010

1870 – Altar of St. Marys, New York, USA

The style of Saint Mary’s, Time Square New York is thirteenth-century French Gothic and is modeled on Sainte-Chapelle in Paris. The church is 180 feet long and 60 feet wide, with a height...

06 August 2010

1909 – Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, New York

Architect: Napoleon LeBrun & Sons The Metropolitan Life Tower was designed by the architectural firm of Napoleon LeBrun & Sons, and modeled after the Campanile in Venice, Italy. It was constructed in 1909...

06 August 2010

2009 – New Academic Building, Cooper Union, New York

Architects: Morphosis Architecture A new classroom, laboratory, and studio facility completed in summer 2009, replacing the aging Hewitt Academic Building at 41 Cooper Square. The so-named “New Academic Building” is of modern, environmentally...

06 August 2010

1902 – Flatiron Building, New York

Architect: D.H. Burnham & Company The Flatiron Building, or Fuller Building as it was originally called, is considered to be one of the first skyscrapers ever built. The neighborhood around the building is...

06 August 2010

1913 – St. Thomas Church, New York

Architect: Cram, Goodhue & Ferguson St. Thomas Church, a designated New York landmark, was built from 1911 to 1913, designed by Ralph Adams Cram and Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, and was their last project...

06 August 2010

1929 – Daily News Building, New York

Architect: Raymond Hood The Daily News Building was the home of the New York Daily News until the mid-1990s.. It is known as the model for the headquarters of the fictional newspaper Daily...

06 August 2010

1933 – GE Building, New York

Architect: Raymond Hood The GE Building is an Art Deco skyscraper that forms the centerpiece of Rockefeller Center in midtown Manhattan. Known as the RCA Building until 1988, it is most famous for...