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Great Buildings of the WorldAllegheny County Courthouse - Pittsburgh, PA

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The Allegheny County Courthouse and Jail was built in the 1880s. They were designed by architect Henry Hobson Richardson. They are located on two city blocks between Grant and Diamond Sts. and Forbes and Fifth Aves.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/8/2008

last visited: 11/27/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldWeisman Art Museum

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The University of Minneapolis Art Museum designed by Frank Gehry. This stunning stainless-steel clad building is a piece of art in itself.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/7/2008

last visited: 8/3/2020

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Great Buildings of the WorldSalk Institute

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These buildings are located in La Jolla, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Min Dawg

location: California

date approved: 6/7/2008

last visited: 12/22/2010

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Great Buildings of the WorldPetronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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The Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur is the home to the Petronas Petrolium Company and one of the Great Buildings of the World.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member geobwong2k

location: Malaysia

date approved: 6/5/2008

last visited: 6/8/2017

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Great Buildings of the WorldEverson Museum of Art - Syracuse, New York

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The Everson Museum of Art is located in downtown Syracuse, New York and is listed as one of the Great Buildings of the World.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PTCrazy

location: New York

date approved: 6/4/2008

last visited: 9/27/2018

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Great Buildings of the WorldEquitable Building; Also known as Commonwealth Building, Portland, Oregon

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The Commonwealth Building, originally The Equitable Building (1948), is located at 421 SW Sixth Avenue, between SW Washington and SW Stark Streets.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 6/3/2008

last visited: 2/3/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldMonadnock Building - Chicago, IL

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The Monadnock Building, the last building designed by John Root, was built in 1891 and is the tallest solid brick masonry building in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/3/2008

last visited: 10/24/2017

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Great Buildings of the WorldRobie House by Frank Lloyd Wright - Chicago, IL

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The Robie House is considered by many to be the penultimate prairie-style house by Frank Lloyd Wright. Tours are offered and it can be found on the University of Chicago campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/3/2008

last visited: 8/3/2020

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Great Buildings of the WorldVietnam Veterans Memorial - Washington, D.C.

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The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, located in Washington, D.C., was designed by Maya Lin and is listed on the Great Buildings of the World website.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 6/2/2008

last visited: 2/21/2020

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Great Buildings of the WorldUnity Temple by Frank Lloyd Wright - Oak Park, IL

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Unity Temple was one of Wright's favorite commissions, and was innovative both in its revolutionary style of design and use of materials.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/2/2008

last visited: 8/3/2020

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Great Buildings of the WorldWeyerhaeuser Headquarters - Federal Way, WA

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Weyerhaeuser is one of the world's largest pulp and paper companies, and the world's largest private owner of softwood timberland. Their Corporate HQ building is a "groundscraper" by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill built in 1971.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 6/2/2008

last visited: 7/25/2009

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Great Buildings of the WorldMuseum of Pop Culture by Frank Gehry - Seattle, WA

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The Museum of Pop Culture houses an interactive music museum and it was dubbed by architects as Frank Gehry’s “Rock Temple”. The building’s undulating form and vibrant colors were inspired by an electric guitar, according to Gehry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 6/2/2008

last visited: 12/30/2020

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Great Buildings of the WorldRock and Roll Hall of Fame - Cleveland, OH

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on the shores of Lake Erie was designed by renowned architect I.M. Pei.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Ohio

date approved: 6/2/2008

last visited: 5/12/2016

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Great Buildings of the WorldSeattle Public Library by Rem Koolhaas - Seattle, WA

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The Seattle Public Library's central library was designed by renowned deconstructivist architect, Rem Koolhaas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 6/2/2008

last visited: 8/8/2016

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Great Buildings of the WorldCrown Hall - Chicago, Illinois

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Recognized by many as one of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's most significant works is located at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/2/2008

last visited: 10/17/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldGateway Arch - St. Louis, Missouri

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The Gateway Arch in downtown St. Louis is listed as a National Historic Landmark and is the symbol of St. Louis.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/2/2008

last visited: 8/21/2017

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Great Buildings of the WorldWainwright Building - St. Louis, Missouri

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Historic building is viewed as the "father" of today's skyscrapers. The Wainwright Building was listed as a National Historic Landmark in 1968.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/2/2008

last visited: 10/5/2018

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Great Buildings of the WorldPfeiffer Chapel - Lakeland, FL

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Located at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lazyCachers

location: Florida

date approved: 6/2/2008

last visited: 5/6/2014

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