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15 September 2009

1833 – Merchant’s Exchange, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Architect: William Strickland Designed by rising architect William Strickland. He was the architect of the steeple on Independence Hall, the U.S. Naval Asylum, and the U.S. Mint. From 1828 to 1833, Strickland designed...

25 August 2009

1910 – Capitol, Pierre, South Dakota

Architect: Bell & Detwiler In 1889 South Dakota became an independent state. Prior to that it had been part of the Dakota Territory which we now know as North and South Dakota. During...

24 August 2009

1881 – Post & Telegraph Offices, Madras, India

Architect: Robert Fellowes Chisholm “The new combined post and telegraph office, Madras, covers a considerable area of ground. It is 352ft long, and l62ft. broad, open on the east, south, and north sides....

13 August 2009

1879 – Municipal & School Board Offices, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: George Corson “The School Board offices adjoin the municipal offices, and are similar in style but not so lofty. There is a rusticated basement and one story of the Corinthian order, -with...

13 August 2009

1877 – New Public Offices, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: George Corson Selected design after a limited competition, published in The Builder, October 6th 1877.

07 August 2009

1906 – New Admiralty Buildings, London

Architect: Sir Aston Webb

06 August 2009

1904 – Public Offices & Town Hall, Acton, London

Architect: Maurice B. Adams

02 August 2009

1873 – New Goverment Buildings, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Alfred B. Mullett Design for a Federal building containing Custom House, Court House and Post Office. Most of Mullett’s plan was constructed with a simpler roofline. The eventual building was constructed largely...

23 July 2009

1894 – Public Offices, Leyton, London

Architect: F.M. Tulloch