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and more. Most of the names and dates were obtained from Wikipedia.

A celebration of American cities and architecture 🇺🇸

ALBUQUERQUE

I-40 bike path
“I’m Movin On”
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Atlanta

Bank of America Plaza Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates 1992
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Left: Westin Peachtree Plaza John C. Portman, Jr. 1976
Right: 191 Peachtree Tower Johnson/Burgee Architects 1990
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Georgia-Pacific Center Skidmore, Owings & Merrill 1982
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Peachtree Center John C. Portman, Jr.
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BALTIMORE

Inner Harbor
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Harbor Place, west shore promenade 1980
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CHEYENNE, WYOMING

Union Pacific Railroad Depot 1886 - now a museum
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CHICAGO

The Wrigley Building 1921
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River Point Pickard Chilton 2016
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Trump International Hotel & Tower
architect Adrian Smith of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill 2009
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The Legacy at Millennium Park 2009
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St. Regis Chicago Studio Gang Architects 2020
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Marina City Bertrand Goldberg 1963
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Aqua Tower Studio Gang Architects 2009
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Aon Center
designed by architect firms Edward Durell Stone and The Perkins and Will partnership 1974
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Crain Communications Building
designed by Sheldon Schlegman of A. Epstein and Sons
1984
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Chicago Board of Trade Building 1930
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CINCINNATI

Great American Insurance Group Tower Gyo Obata 2011
top inspired by Diana, Princess of Wales’s tiara
Viewed from outside Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Reds baseball
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Union Terminal 1933 - now a museum
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CLEVELAND

Terminal Tower 1927
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Key Tower César Pelli 1991
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200 Public Square Hellmuth, Obata and Kassebaum 1985
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Carl B. Stokes United States Courthouse Kallmann, McKinnell & Wood 2002
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1902
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1898
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1901
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DENVER

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1801 California Street 1983
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Wells Fargo Center Philip Johnson 1983
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Daniels & Fisher Tower 1910
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A section of the Denver Art Museum Daniel Libeskind 2006
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Union Station 1914
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Union Station Transit Center 2016
A Line to airport: 23 miles, 37 minutes
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City and County Building 1932
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Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Construction by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) 1941

Noteworthy because it was the most-attended and top-grossing music venue in the world in 2021 according to the 2022 Denver Official Visitors Guide (Billboard magazine source) and has hosted the Beatles.
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HOUSTON

Left: TC Energy Center Johnson/Burgee Architects 1983
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HUTCHINSON, KANSAS

2nd largest grain elevator in the U.S. According to the Kansas Historical Society, Hutchinson also has the world’s largest grain elevator. It holds 17 million bushels of grain and is 1/2 mile in length.
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INDIANAPOLIS

Salesforce Tower KlingStubbins 1990
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JERSEY CITY

Goldman Sachs Tower Pelli Clarke Pelli 2004
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KANSAS CITY

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City Hall 1937
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Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts Moshe Safdie 2011
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Union Station 1914
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LOS ANGELES

US Bank Tower Henry N. Cobb 1989 in background,
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel John Portman 1976 in foreground
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One California Plaza Arthur Erickson Architects 1985
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Wilshire Grand Center on the right A.C. Martin Partners 2017
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Bunker Hill Steps landscape architect Lawrence Halprin 1990
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Central Library 1926
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United States Courthouse Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP 2016
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Broad Museum Diller Scofidio + Renfro 2015
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Walt Disney Concert Hall Frank Gehry 2003
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Universal City Red Line Station
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Universal Studios Harry Potter castle
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Emerson College, Sunset Boulevard Morphosis Architects 2014
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City Hall 1928
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MIAMI

Southeast Financial Center Skidmore, Owings and Merrill 1984
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Brickell Arch Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates 2004
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One Thousand Museum Zaha Hadid 2019
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iconbrickell Arquitectonica 2008
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Continuum. left, South Tower 2000, right, North Tower 2005 (Miami Beach)
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MILWAUKEE

City Hall 1895
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MINNEAPOLIS

AT&T Tower 1991 Foshay Tower 1929
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NASHVILLE

Earl Swensson Associates 1994
Locals refer to this building as the Batman Building
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Full-scale replica of the Parthenon in Athens, Greece. 1931
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NEW YORK CITY

The Potter Building, location, 38 Park Row 1886
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General Electric Building 1931
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Film Center Building lobby 1929
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Grand Central Terminal 1913
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1 World Trade Center David Childs of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill 2014
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The Oculus Santiago Calatrava 2016
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Morning rush
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Penn Station corridor
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3 World Trade Center, left, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners 2018,
4 WTC Fumihiko Maki 2013
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“Lunch Atop a Skyscraper”, TIME 100 Photographs:
The Most Influential Photos of All Time, November 23, 2018

Picture - Workers atop the 70-story RCA building in New York's Rockefeller Center.
Lunch on a steel beam overlooking the city in 1932 - Washington Post, Sept 1, 2019
Post - a publicity stunt staged by Rockefeller Center
Google - this photo is in the public domain.
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According to the Washington Post article, these were real ironworkers who helped construct this building, 30 Rockefeller Plaza:
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Wisdom Art Deco relief
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Atlas
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Radio City Music Hall 1932
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10 Hudson Yards Kohn Pedersen Fox 2016
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15 Hudson Yards Diller Scofidio + Renfro 2019
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1931
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High Line section between Hudson Yards and the Hudson River
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Brooklyn Bridge John A. Roebling 1883
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Hearst Tower Norman Foster 2006
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One Vanderbilt Kohn Pedersen Fox 2020
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Jenga Tower Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron 2017
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432 Park Avenue Rafael Viñoly 2015
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53W53 Jean Nouvel 2019
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Citigroup Center Hugh Stubbins 1977
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monument to Union General William Tecumseh Sherman 1903
Grand Army Plaza, southeast corner of Central Park
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PHILADELPHIA

Philadelphia Museum Of Art 1928
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Comcast Center lobby 2008
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PIERRE, SOUTH DAKOTA

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PITTSBURGH

PNC Park 2001
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Monongahela Incline 1870
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PORTLAND, OREGON

The Portland Building Michael Graves 1982
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archdaily.com - … considered the first major built work of Postmodernist architecture.
… stands in purposeful contrast to the functional Modernist architecture that was dominant at the time.
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City of Portland Historic Landmark
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Keller Fountain Park Lawrence Halprin and Associates 1970
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Portland Aerial Tram 2007
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SACRAMENTO

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Tower Bridge 1935
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ST. LOUIS

Gateway Arch Eero Saarinen 1965
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Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge,
Interstate 70 across the Mississippi River 2014
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One Metropolitan Square Hellmuth, Obata and Kassabaum 1989
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200 N Broadway 1983
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SALT LAKE CITY

Salt Lake Temple 1893 and Church Headquarters
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SAN FRANCISCO

181 Fremont 2018
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Salesforce Tower César Pelli 2018
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One Maritime Plaza 1964
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Transamerica Pyramid William Pereira 1972
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555 California 1969
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SEATTLE

Space Needle 1962
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Amazon Spheres 2018
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King Street Station 1906
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Stadium Station, opened 2009
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TOPEKA, KANSAS

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THE DISTRICT

1888
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Metro architect Harry Weese Opened 1976
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National Building Museum building 1887, museum 1980
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Lincoln Memorial 1922
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World War II Memorial 2004
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Washington National Airport Terminal 2 César Pelli 1997
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