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12 January 2012

1912 – Lincoln Memorial Proposal, Washington DC

Architect: John Russell Pope According to the Smithsonian, “Some historians believe that he created radical designs in a last-ditch effort to discourage the Lincoln Memorial Commission from using the swampy location, west of...

08 November 2010

1905 – Market Building & Auditorium, Seattle, Washington

Drawing of a market building and auditorium planned for Seattle, Washington c. 1905. Never executed, but Union Station.

05 November 2010

1912 – Starbucks Center, Seattle, Washington

Architect: The Starbucks Center, world headquarters for Starbucks, is the second largest building in Seattle, with over 1,800,000 square feet (167,000 m2). Originally the building was the central structure in a complex built...

05 November 2010

1915 – Seattle Times Building, Seattle, Washington

Architect: Bebb & Gould Its triangular site allowed light to flow into every section of the building and enabled the architects to cover every elevation with beige terra-cotta decoration. The locally prominent firm...

06 June 2009

Hoban, James (1762-1831)

James Hoban was born in Desart, near Callan, County Kilkenny. Having studied architecture at the Dublin Society School, he emigrated to the United States and soon established himself as an architect in Philadelphia....