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Unbuilt New York

11 March 2012

1905 – Design for St. Thomas Church, New York

Architect: Lord & Hewlett When the Church of St. Thomas at 53rd & Fifth burned down in 1905, a competition was held to select the design of a building. Considered an important commission...

11 March 2012

1893 – Design for Brooklyn Insitute of Arts and Sciences, New York

Architect: McKim, Mead & White Uncompleted design for the Brooklyn Insitute of Arts and Sciences. The original design of the new museum building was meant to house educational and research activities in addition...

05 January 2012

1903 – Design for Municipal Building, Brooklyn, New York

Architect: Wilkinson & McGonigle One of the 1903 entries for the Brooklyn Municipal Building Competition which was eventually won by Washington Hull, although his winning design was never constructed.

05 January 2012

1903 – Design for Municipal Building, Brooklyn, New York

Architect: Frank H. Quinby One of the 1903 entries for the Brooklyn Municipal Building Competition which was eventually won by Washington Hull, although his winning design was never constructed.

05 January 2012

1903 – Design for Municipal Building, Brooklyn, New York

Architect: Washington Hull In 1903 Borough President J. Edward Swanstrom presided over an architectural competition for the commission of a new municipal building for the rapidly expanding Borough. This winning entry, by Washington...

12 July 2011

1889 – Proposed New York World Building, New York

Architect: R.H. Robertson Unsuccessful competition design published in the American Architect and Building News. The New York World Building was designed by early skyscraper specialist George Browne Post to house the now-defunct newspaper,...