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Chronology

  • 17th century
  • 18th century
  • 19th century
  • 20th century
  • Building Types

    Houses
     
    17th Century Houses:
     
  • Pioneer Village, Salem c. 1620s (reconstruction)
  • Plymouth Plantation, c. 1627 (reconstruction)
  • Fairbanks House, Dedham, MA, 1636ff.
  • Whipple House, Ipswich, MA, 1640
  • Capen House, Topsfield MA, 1683
  • Scotch-Boardman House, Saugus, MA, 1686
  • Ward House, Salem, MA, 1684;
  • House of 7 Gables, Salem, MA, 1668;
  • Judge Corwin House (Witch House), Salem, c. 1675
  • Rebecca Nurse House, Danvers, MA, 1678
  • Hooper-Hathaway House, "Old Bakery," Salem, c. 1682
  • Paul Revere House, Boston, MA, 1676;
  • Pierce House, Dorchester, MA, 1650
  • Peter Tufts House (Cradock House), Medford, c. 1675
  • Stanley-Whitman house, Farmington, CT, 1720
  • Jackson House, Portsmouth, NH, 1664
  • Comparison: Half-timbered houses at Troyes and Rouen, France
  • 18th Century Houses:
     
  • "Old Corner Bookstore" Boston, 1712. Thomas Crease, builder.
  • MacPhaedris-Warner House. Portsmouth, N.H., 1718-23.
  • Isaac Royall House. East facade. Medford, MA, 1733-37.
  • Deerfield, MA - various houses
  • Dwight-Barnard House, Deerfield, MA, 1754.
  • Pink House, Deerfield, MA
  • Joseph Barnard House, Deerfield, MA
  • Wells-Thorne House, Deerfield, MA
  • Thomas Hancock House. Boston, 1737. From King's Handbook of Boston, 1885.
  • Lady Pepperell House. Kittery, Maine, 1760.
  • Wentworth-Gardner House. Portsmouth, N.H., 1760.
  • Robert "King" Hooper house, Marblehead, MA. 1768.
  • Jeremiah Lee House, Marblehead, MA, 1768.
  • Monticello, Thomas Jefferson, 1770-1796; 1809.
  • Tontine Crescent, Boston, 1790. Charles Bulfinch, architect.
  • 1st Harrison Gray Otis House, Boston, 1796 Charles Bulfinch, architect.
  • 2nd Harrison Gray Otis House, Boston, 1800 Charles Bulfinch, architect.
  • 3rd Harrison Gray Otis House, Boston, 1806. Charles Bulfinch, architect.
  • Gore Estate, Waltham, 1797 (Whiffen & Koeper), 1805 (Roth). Design attributed to Rebecca Gore and French architect Jacques-Gillaume Legrand.
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    19th Century Houses:
    part I -- 1800-1850
    part II -- 1850-1900
  • Gardner-Pingree House, Salem, MA. 1804. Samuel MacIntyre, architect.
  • Sears House, Boston, MA. 1818. Alexander Parris, architect.
  • Louisburg Square, 1826. S.P. Fuller, builder.
  • Russell House (now Honors College, Wesleyan University), Middletown, CT. 1828-30. Ithiel Town & A.J. Davis, architects.
  • Gannett House, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. 1838.
  • "Wedding Cake House," Kennebunkport, ME. c. 1850.
  • Andrew Jackson Downing: Cottage Residences, 1842
  • Gothic Revival house, Salem, c. 1850.
  • Morse-Libby House, "Victoria Mansion," Portland, ME, 1859.  Henry Austin, architect.
  • House, Kennebunkport, ME. c. 1860.
  • Ames Gate Lodge, North Easton, MA. 1880-81. H.H. Richardson, architect.
  • Stoughton House, Cambridge, MA. 1882-83. H.H. Richardson, architect.
  • J.J. Glessner House, Chicago, IL, 1885.  H.H. Richardson, architect.
  • 32 Hereford St., Boston, 1884. McKim, Mead & White, architects.
  • 199 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, 1890. McKim, Mead & White, architects.
  • 303 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, 1895. McKim, Mead & White, architects.
  • Potter Palmer Mansion,  Chicago.
  • Colonial Revival House, Cambridge, MA, 1887. Longfellow and Harlow, architects. 115 Brattle St.
  • "The Breakers," Newport, RI. 1895. Richard Morris Hunt, architect.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright - Early Prairie Style
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    20th Century Houses:
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Charnley House, Chicago, IL, 1892
  • Walter Gale "Bootleg" House, Oak Park, IL, 1893
  • Wm Winslow House, River Forest, IL, 1893
  • Frank Lloyd Wright House and Studio, Oak Park, 1889; 1898ff.
  • Isidore Heller House, Chicago, 1896
  • A. Heurtley House, Oak Park, IL, 1902
  • A. Heurtley House, Oak Park, IL, 1902
  • Ward Willetts House, Highland Park, IL, 1900-02
  • Hillside Home School, Spring Green, WI, 1902ff.
  • William Martin House, Oak Park, IL, 1903
  • Darwin Martin House, Buffalo, NY, 1904
  • P.A. Beachy House, Oak Park, IL, 1906
  • Mrs. Thomas Gale House, Oak Park, IL, 1909
  • Frederick Robie House, Chicago, IL, 1908-10
  • Isobel Roberts House, River Forest, IL, 1908
  • Taliesin East, Spring Green, WI, 1911ff.
  • Bogk House, Milwaukee. WI, 1916
  • Fallingwater, Bear Run, PA, 1936
  • Wingspread, Herbert F. Johnson House, Racine, WI, 1938.
  • I.N. Hagan House, Kentuck Knob, 1954.
  • Joseph Mollica House, Milwaukee, WI, 1957
  • Carter House, Evanston, IL, 1911. Walter Burley Griffin, architect.
  • Bradley ("Airplane") House, Wood's Hole, MA, 1912. Purcell and Elmslie, architects.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright: Fallingwater, Bear Run, PA
  • Frank Lloyd Wright: Wingspread, Racine, WI
  • Walter Gropius Residence, Lincoln, MA, 1938. Walter Gropius, architect.
  • R. Schindler: Lovell Beach House, Newport Beach, CA, 1926. (Slide courtesy Lauren Soth)
  • Philip Johnson: Glass House, New Canaan, CT, 1949.  Photo courtesy Louis J Slovinsky (1998).
  • Philip Johnson: Town House, NYC, 1950.
  • Habitat, Montreal, Canada.  1967.  Moshe Safdie, architect.
  • Frank Gehry: Arnoldi Triplex, Venice, CA, 1981. (Slide courtesy Lauren Soth)

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    Churches

    17th Century Churches:
  • Old Ship Meeting House, Hingham, MA
  • 18th Century Churches:
     
  • Old North Church, interior, Boston, 1723. Designed by Wm. Price, printseller.
  • Trinity Church, Newport, RI. 1725. Richard Munday, architect.
  • Old South Meeting House, Boston, 1729-30. Robert Twelves, architect.
  • King's Chapel, Boston, 1750. Peter Harrison, architect.
  • Christ Church, Cambridge, MA. 1760. Peter Harrison, architect.
  • Touro Synagogue, Newport, RI 1760. Peter Harrison, architect.
  • First Baptist Church, Providence, RI, 1771-75. Joseph Brown, architect.
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    19th Century Churches:
     
  • Catholic Cathedral (Basilica of the Assumption), Baltimore, MD, 1804-18. Benjamin Latrobe, architect.
  • Park Street Church, Boston, MA. 1809. Peter Banner, architect.
  • Meeting House, Lancaster, MA. 1815-17. Charles Bulfinch, architect.
  • First Unitarian (North) Church, Salem. 1836-37 Anonymous architect.
  • Trinity Church, Boston, 1829. George Brimmer, architect. Destroyed by fire, 1872.
  • Trinity Church, New York, 1839-46. Richard Upjohn, architect.
  • Congregational Church, Brunswick, ME.  Richard Upjohn, architect.
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York. 1858-79. James Renwick, architect.
  • First Church, Boston. 1868 William Ware and Henry Van Brunt, architects. Restored by Paul Rudolph, 1971.
  • New Old South Church, Boston. 1874-75. Cummings and Sears, architects.
  • Brattle Square Church, Boston, 1871. H.H. Richardson, architect.
  • Trinity Church, Boston, 1872-77. H.H. Richardson, architect.
  • Mt. Auburn Cemetery Gate, Cambridge, MA, 1831/1842. Jacob Bigelow, architect. Permanent stone version 1842.
  • Grove Street Cemetery entrance, New Haven, CT. 1844-48. Henry Austin, architect.
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    20th Century Churches:
     
  • Unity Temple, Oak Park, IL, 1904-06.  F.L. Wright, architect.
  • Unitarian Meeting House, Shorewood Hills (Madison), WI, 1947.
  • Chapel, MIT, Cambridge, MA, 1954. Eero Saarinen, Architect.
  • Beth Sholom Synagogue, Elkins Park, PA, 1954-59. F.L. Wright, architect.
  • Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, Wauwautosa, WI, 1956.  F.L. Wright, architect.
  • First Lutheran Church, Boston, MA, 1957. Pietro Belluschi, Architect.
  • First Church, Boston. 1868 William Ware and Henry Van Brunt, architects. Restored by Paul Rudolph, 1971.
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    Public Buildings:
    18th c. Public Buildings:
     
  • Redwood Library, Newport, RI. 1748-50. Peter Harrison, architect.
  • Old State House Boston, 1712. (First Town House). William Payne, builder.
  • Independence Hall, Philadelphia, 1732-53. A. Hamilton & E. Wooley, builders.
  • Virginia State Capitol, Richmond, 1785-89. Thomas Jefferson & C.L.A. Clerisseau, architects.
  • State House Boston, 1795-98. Charles Bulfinch, architect.
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    19th c. Public Buildings:
    Libraries
    19th c. Libraries
  • University of Virginia. 1819-26 Thomas Jefferson, architect. Charlottesville, VA.
  • Athenaeum, Providence, William Strickland, architect.
  • Winn Memorial Public Library, Woburn, MA. 1876-79. H.H. Richardson, architect.
  • Ames Free Library, North Easton, MA, 1877.  H.H. Richardson, architect.
  • Crane Memorial Library, Quincy, MA. 1881. H.H. Richardson, architect.
  • Converse Memorial Library, Malden, MA, 1885.  H.H. Richardson, architect.
  • Boston Public Library, 1888-1895. McKim, Mead, & White, architects.
  • Amelia S. Given Library, Mt. Holly Springs, PA, 1890. James F. Steen, architect; Moses Ransom, woodwork. (photos by Paul Tucker)
  • Museums
    19th c. Museums
  • Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, 1846-55. James Renwick, architect.
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 1871-78. (Demolished) Sturgis & Brigham, architects.
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Art, Philadelphia, 1871-76. Frank Furness, architect.
  • Museum of Science, Chicago, 1893. Charles Atwood, of Burnham & Root, architect.
  • Metropolitan Museum, NYC, 1895. Richard Morris Hunt, architect.
  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, 1900.  Edward Sears, architect.
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    Railroad Stations:
  • Union (North) Station, Boston. 1893. Shepley, Rutan & Coolidge, architects. Demolished 1927.
  • South Station, Boston. 1899. Shepley, Rutan & Coolidge, architects.
  • Reed & Stem, Warren & Wetmore: Grand Central Terminal, NYC, 1913. Viaducts completed 1919.
  • Public Works Buildings

  • Metropolitan Waterworks, Chestnut Hill, MA, 1889.  Arthur Vinal, architect.
  • Metropolitan Waterworks, Chestnut Hill, MA, 1895.  Shepley, Rutan, & Coolidge, architects.
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    20th c. Public Buildings
     
    Libraries - 20th c.
    20th c. Libraries
  • New York Public Library, NYC, 1905. Carrere & Hastings, architects.
  • Beinecke Rare Book Library, Yale, 1960-63. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, architects.
  • Boston Public Library Extension, 1972. Philip Johnson, architect.
  • Library, Philips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH, 1968-72. Louis Kahn, architect.
  • John F. Kennedy Library, Boston, 1979. I.M. Pei, architect.
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    Museums
    20th c. Museums
  • Solomon Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1959. Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect.
  • Whitney Museum, New York, 1966. Marcel Breuer, architect.
  • Hirshhorn Sculpture Museum, Washington, D.C., 1974. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, architects.
  • East Wing, National Gallery, Washington, D.C., 1968-78. I.M. Pei, architect.
  • Pyramid, Louvre addition, Paris. I.M. Pei, architect.
  • Getty Center, 1997.  Richard Meier, architect.
  • Frank Gehry: Weisman Art Center, U. of MN, Mpls, MN, 1993
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    Government Buildings
    18th c. Government Buildings
  • Old State House Boston, 1712. (First Town House). William Payne, builder.
  • Independence Hall, Philadelphia, 1732-53. A. Hamilton & E. Wooley, builders.
  • Virginia State Capitol, Richmond, 1785-89. Thomas Jefferson & C.L.A. Clerisseau, architects.
  • State House Boston, 1795-98. Charles Bulfinch, architect.
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    19th c. Government. Buildings
  • U.S. Capitol: Senate & House wings, 1851-55. Dome, 1855-64. Thomas Ustick Walter, architect. Washington, D.C.
  • City Hall, New York City, 1802-11. Joseph F. Mangin and John McComb, Jr. From an old postcard.
  • Custom House (later sub-treasury building), New York City, 1832-44. Ithiel Town & A.J. Davis & John Frazee, architects.
  • Ohio State Capitol, Columbus, Ohio,1838-61. Design largely by Thomas Cole (painter), Ithiel Town & A.J. Davis, architects.
  • Custom House, Boston, 1837-47. Ammi B. Young, architect.
  • Custom House Tower, Boston, 1913-15. Peabody & Stearns, architects.
  • Court House, Newfane, VT, c. 1840. 12.Treasury Building, Washington, D.C. 1839-69. Robert Mills, architect.
  • Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, 1846-55. James Renwick, architect.
  • State, Navy & War Building, Washington, D.C. Alfred B. Mullet, architect.
  • Old City Hall, 1862-5. Gridley J.F. Bryant & Arthur Gilman, architects.
  • City Hall, Providence, RI, 1874-78.  Samuel J.F. Thayer, architect.
  • Jefferson Market Courthouse, NYC, 1876. F. C. Withers & Calvert Vaux, architects.
  • Connecticut State Capitol, Hartford, CT, 1878. Richard M. Upjohn, architect (son of Richard Upjohn).
  • Oakes Ames Memorial Hall, North Easton, MA.  1877-79.  H.H. Richardson, architect.
  • Allegheny County Courthouse and Jail, Pittsburgh, PA, 1885.  H.H. Richardson, architect.
  • 20th c. Government Buildings
  • Municipal Building, NYC, 1913. McKim, Mead & White, architects.
  • Post Office, Boston, 1929-31. Cram & Ferguson, J. Wetmore, architects. Cram & Ferguson, J. Wetmore, architects.
  • City Hall, Los Angeles, 1925-28. John Parkinson, Albert Martin, John Austin, associated architects.
  • City Hall, Buffalo, NY.  1929-31. George J. Dietel & John J. Wade w. S.S. Jones, architects.
  • City Hall, Chicago, 1965.  C.F. Murphy & Associates, architects.
  • Illinois Center, Chicago, 1967-70. Office of Mies van der Rohe; Joseph Fujikawa, chief designer.
  • City Hall, Boston, 1962-68. Kallmann, McKinnell & Knowles, associated with Campbell, Aldrich & Nulty & Lemessurier Associates, architects.
  • JFK Federal Center, Boston, 1967. The Architect's Collaborative.
  • Illinois State Office Building, Chicago, 1985. Helmut Jahn, architect.
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    Universities
    19th c. University Architecture
  • University of Virginia. 1819-26.  Thomas Jefferson, architect.
  • Girard College, Philadelphia.  Thomas Ustick Walter, architect.
  • Memorial Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.  William Ware & Henry van Brunt, architects.
  • 20th c. University Architecture
  • Gasson Hall, Boston College, 1913. Charles Maginnis & Timothy Walsh, architects.
  • Bauhaus, Dessau, 1926.  Walter Gropius, architect.
  • Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, 1945-60.  Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, architect.  (some photos by William Nowak, '99)
  • Kresge Auditorium, MIT, Cambridge, MA, 1953. Eero Saarinen, Architect.
  • Beinecke Rare Book Library, Yale, 1960-63. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, architects.
  • Yale Art and Architecture Building, New Haven, 1958-64. Paul Rudolph, architect.
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    Commercial Buildings
     
    17th c.  Commercial Buildings
     
    18th c. Commercial Buildings
  • Old Brick Market, Newport, RI. 1761-2. Peter Harrison, architect.
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    19th c. Commercial Buildings
  • Faneuil Hall, Boston, 1740. Original building. John Smibert, architect.
  • Faneuil Hall, Boston,1804. Enlarged 1804 by Charles Bulfinch, architect.
  • Quincy Market, Boston,1825-6. Alexander Parris, architect. From Josiah Quincy's History of Boston, 1830.
  • Haughwout Building, NYC, 1859. J.P. Gaynor, architect.
  • Carson Pirie Scott Building, Chicago, 1899. Louis Sullivan, architect.
  • Tremont Hotel, Boston. 1828-32. Isaiah Rogers, architect.
  • Hotel Vendome, Boston, 1871ff.  W.G. Preston, architect.
  • Palmer House, Chicago, 1873. John M. Van Osdel, architect.
  • Flour and Grain Exchange, Boston.  Shepley, Rutan & Coolidge, architects.
  • See also skyscrapers (below)
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    20th c. Commercial Buildings
     
  • Johnson Wax Headquarters, Racine, WI, 1936-39. Frank Lloyd Wright, architect.
  • Rowes Wharf, Boston, 1987. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, architects.
  • Hyatt, San Diego, 1990. Michael Graves, architect.
  • Pyramids, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1972. Kevin Roche & John Dinkeloo, architects.

  • See also skyscrapers (below)
     
    Mills - 18th & 19th c.
  • Slater Mill, Pawtucket, RI 1793.
  • Boott Mill Complex, Lowell, MA 1821-36, & ff.
  • Mills and town, Harrisville, NH, 1820-60.
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    Engineering
    Skyscrapers
     
    19th Century Skyscrapers
  • New York Tribune Building, New York, 1873-5. Richard Morris Hunt, architect.
  • New York World Building, New York, 1889-90. George B. Post, architect.
  • "Newspaper Row": New York World Building, 1890.(left) George B. Post, architect./ New York Tribune Building, New York, 187. (center) Richard Morris Hunt, architect.
  • G.B. Post: Produce Exchange Building,New York,  1881-84.
  • Madison Square Garden, NY, 1889-90, McKim, Mead and White.
  • Park Row Building, New York, 1896-99, R.H. Robertston, architect.
  • Gillender Building, New York, 1896-97.  Charles Berg & Edward Clark, architects.
  • L. Sullivan and D. Adler skyscrapers - separate page
  • Auditorium Building, Chicago, IL. 1887-89. Louis Sullivan & Dankmar Adler, architects.
  • Guaranty Building, Buffalo, N.Y., 1894-5. Louis Sullivan & Dankmar Adler, architects.
  • Carson Pirie Scott Building, Chicago, 1899. Louis Sullivan, architect.
  • 2nd Leiter Building, Chicago, 1891. William LeBaron Jenney, architect.
  • Monadnock Building, Chicago, IL. 1889. Burnham & Root, architects.
  • Ashland Block, Chicago, 1891-92.  Burnham and Root, architects.  Demolished.
  • Reliance Building, Chicago, IL. 1894. Burnham & Root, with Charles Atwood, architects.
  • Railway Exchange Building, Chicago, IL. 1904. Daniel Burnham, architect.
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    Skyscrapers 1900-1945
  • King's Dream of New York, 1908. Moses King, publisher. Harry Pettit, artist.
  • Flatiron Building, NYC, 1902. Daniel Burnham, architect. From an old postcard.
  • Whitehall Building, NYC, 1902-3; 1909-11. H. J. Hardenbergh & J. Hollis Wills of Clinton & Russell, architects.
  • Times Building, NYC, 1903-5. C.L.W. Eidlitz and A. McKenzie, architects.
  • Trinity and US Realty Buildings, NYC, 1904-5,1906-7.  Francis Hatch Kimball, architect.
  • "Little Singer Building," NYC, 1904. Ernest Flagg, architect.
  • Singer Building, NYC, 1906-8. Ernest Flagg, architect. From an old postcard.
  • Metropolitan Life Building, NYC, 1909. Pierre Lebrun, architect. From an old postcard.
  • Municipal Building, NYC, 1913. McKim, Mead & White, architects.
  • Woolworth Building, NYC, 1913. Cass Gilbert, architect.
  • Equitable Building, NYC, 1915. Ernest R. Graham, architect.
  • Custom House Tower, Boston, 1913-15. Peabody & Stearns, architects.
  • Bush Terminal Sales Building, NYC, 1918. Helmlie & Corbett, architects.
  • Wrigley Building, Chicago, 1919-22.  Graham, Anderson, Probst & White, architects.
  • Chicago Tribune Building, 1922-25. Raymond Hood and John Mead Howells, architects.
  • Strauss Building, Chicago. 1923. Graham, Anderson, Probst & White, architects. Building top modelled on the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus.
  • Jewelers Building, Chicago. 1924-26. Thielbar & Fugard, architects, with Giaver and Dinkelberg, associates.
  • Chicago Temple, Chicago. 1924. Holabird and Roche, architects.
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    Skyscrapers 1925-45
  • 333 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, 1927-28.  Holabird and Root, architects.
  • The Chanin Building, NYC, 1928. Sloan & Robertson, architects.
  • Daily News Building, NYC, 1930. Raymond Hood, architect.
  • McGraw-Hill Building, NYC, 1930. John Mead Howells and Raymond Hood, architects.
  • Chrysler Building, NYC, 1929. Willian Van Alen, architect.
  • Hotel New Yorker, NYC, 1930. Sugarman & Berger, architects.
  • Bank of the Manhattan Co., NYC, 1930. H. Craig Severance & Yasuo Matsui, architects.
  • The Lincoln Building, NYC, 1930. J.E.R. Carpenter, architect.
  • City Bank Farmers Trust Building, NYC, 1931. Cross & Cross, architects.
  • 500 Fifth Avenue, NYC, 1931. Shreve, Lamb & Harmon, architects.
  • Empire State Building, NYC, 1931. Shreve, Lamb & Harmon, architects. H.G. Balcom, engineer.
  • Rockefeller Center, NYC, 1930-40. Reinhardt, Hoffmeister, R. Hood & Fouilhoux, H.W. Corbett,Harrison & Mac Murray, architects. H.G. Balcom, engineer.
  • Skyscrapers after 1945
  • 860-880 Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL.  Mies van der Rohe, architect.
  • Lever House, New York, 1951-52. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, architects.
  • United Nations Headquarters, NYC, 1952. Wallace K. Harrison, et. al., architects.
  • Seagram Building, New York, 1954-58. Mies van der Rohe and Philip Johnson, architects.
  • Inland Steel Building, Chicago, 1957. Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, architects.
  • Kline Biology Tower, Yale University, New Haven, 1966. Philip Johnson, architect.
  • Marina City Towers, Chicago, 1964, 1967. Bertram Goldberg, architect.
  • Prudential Center, Boston, 1959-65. Charles Luckman & Assoc., architect.
  • JFK Federal Center, Boston, 1967. The Architect's Collaborative.
  • City Hall, Chicago, 1965. C.F. Murphy & Associates, architects.
  • First National Bank, Chicago, 1969. C.F. Murphy & Associates, architects.
  • IBM Building, Chicago, 1969-71.  Mies van der Rohe, w. CF Murphy Assoc., architects.
  • Illinois Center, Chicago, 1967-70. Office of Mies van der Rohe; Joseph Fujikawa, chief designer.
  • John Hancock Building, Chicago, 1965-70. Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, architects.
  • Ford Foundation Headquarters, NYC, 1967. Kevin Roche & John Dinkeloo, architects.
  • John Hancock Center, Boston. 1973 I.M. Pei and Henry Cobb, architects.
  • Federal Reserve Bank, Boston, 1976. Hugh Stubbins, architect.
  • Sears Tower, Chicago, 1970-74. Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, architects.
  • IDS Center, Minneapolis, 1968-73. Philip Johnson & John Burgee, architects.
  • Federal Reserve Bank, Minneapolis, 1971-73. Gunnar Birkerts & Associates, architects.
  • Pyramids, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1972. Kevin Roche & John Dinkeloo, architects.
  • AT&T Headquarters, New York, 1979-84. Philip Johnson, architect.
  • International Place, Boston, 1985. Philip Johnson, architect.
  • Leo Burnett Building, Chicago, 1985. (center). Roche & Dinkeloo, architects.
  • Exchange Place, Boston, WZMH Group, architects.
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    Chart of Tallest Buildings in America (& the World)

    Styles

    Architects

  • Alvar Aalto (1898- )
  • Charles Bulfinch
  • Walter Gropius
  • Peter Harrison
  • Richard Morris Hunt (1827-1895)
  • Helmut Jahn
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Louis Kahn
  • Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • I.M. Pei
  • H.H. Richardson
  • Eero Saarinen (1910-1961)
  • Louis Sullivan
  • Richard Upjohn (1802-1878)
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
  • World's Fairs

  • Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia, 1876
  • main building, Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia, 1876
  • railroad station, Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia, 1876
  • women's building, Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia, 1876
  • Memorial Building or Art Gallery, Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia, 1876
  • Horticultural Hall, Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia, 1876
  • Agriculture Building, Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia, 1876
  • New Jersey State Building, Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia, 1876
  • Illinois State Building, Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia, 1876
  • Massachusetts State Building, Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia, 1876
  • Michigan State Building, Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia, 1876
  • British Building, Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia, 1876
  • Japanese Building, Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia, 1876
  • New England Kitchen, Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia, 1876
  • Public Comfort Building, Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia, 1876

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  • Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • Court of Honor, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • Peristyle, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • Administration Building, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • Transportation Building, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • Woman's Building, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • Fine Arts Building, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • Government Building, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • Machinery Hall, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • Electricity Building, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • Horticultural Building, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • Fisheries Building, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • New York State Building, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • Massachusetts State Building, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • Pennsylvania State Building, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • Indiana State Building, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • Virginia State Building, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • Ho-o-den, Japanese building, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • French Pavilion, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • Turkish Pavilion, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • Great Britain Building, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • Aztec Ruins, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • Samoan Village, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • New England Kitchen, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • Movable Sidewalk, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • Public Comfort Building, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • Ferris Wheel, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893

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