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Wednesday, 29 September 2010 13:23

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In 2006 and 2007, theAmerican Institute of Architects(AIA) sponsored research to identify the most popular works ofarchitecturein theUnited States.The results are:

1 - Empire State Building - New York, NY - William F. Lamb

2 - The White House - Washington, DC - James Hoban

3 - Washington National Cathedral - Washington, DC - George Frederick Bodley and Henry Vaughan

4 - Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington, DC - John Russell Pope

5 - Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CA - Irving F. Morrow and Gertrude C. Morrow

6 - United States Capitol - Washington, DC - William Thornton

7 - Lincoln Memorial - Washington, DC - Henry Bacon

8 - Biltmore Estates/Vanderbilt Residence - Asheville, NC - Richard Morris Hunt

9 - Chrysler Building, New York, NY - William Van Alen

10 - Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Washington, DC - Maya Lin

11 - St. Patrick's Cathedral - New York, NY - James Renwick

12 - Washington Monument - Washington, DC - Robert Mills

13 - Grand Central Terminal - New York, NY - Reed and Stem;Warren and Wetmore

14 - Gateway Arch - St. Louis, MO - Eero Saarinen

15 - Supreme Court of the United States - Washington, DC - Cass Gilbert

16 - St. Regis - New York, NY - Trowbridge & Livingston Beaux-Arts

17 - Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NY - Calvert Vaux; McKim, Mead & White; Richard Morris Hunt;Kevin Roche; John Dinkeloo

18 - Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego, CA - James Reid

19 - World Trade Center - New York, NY - Minoru Yamasaki

20 - Brooklyn Bridge - New York, NY - John Augustus Roebling

21 - Philadelphia City Hall, Philadelphia, PA - John McArthur Jr.

22 - Bellagio Hotel and Casino - Las Vegas, NV - Deruyter Butler; Atlandia Design

23 - Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY - Heins & La Farge; Ralph Adams Cram

24 - Philadelphia Museum of Art - Philadelphia, PA - Horace Trumbauer, Zantzinger, Borie, and Medary

25 - Trinity Church - Boston, MA - Henry Hobson Richardson

26 - Ahwahnee Hotel - Yosemite Valley, CA - Gilbert Stanley Underwood

27 - Monticello - Charlottesville, VA - Thomas Jefferson

28 - Library of Congress - Washington, DC - John L. Smithmeyer and Paul J. Pelz

29 - Fallingwater - Mill Run, PA - Frank Lloyd Wright

30 - Taliesin - Spring Green, WI - Frank Lloyd Wright

31 - Wrigley Field - Chicago, IL - Zachary Taylor Davis

32 - Wanamaker's Department Store - Philadelphia, PA - Daniel Burnham

33 - Rose Center for Earth and Space - New York,NY - James Stewart Polshek

34 - National Gallery of Art (West Wing) - Washington, DC - John Russell Pope

35 - Allegheny County Courthouse - Pittsburgh, PA - Henry Hobson Richardson

36 - Old Faithful Inn - Yellowstone National Park, WY - Robert Reamer

37 - Union Station - Washington, DC - Daniel Burnham

38 - Tribune Tower - Chicago, IL - John Mead Howells;Raymond Hood

39 - Delano Hotel - Miami Beach, FL - Robert Swartburg; Philippe Starck (interior)

40 - Union Station - St. Louis, MO - Theodore C. Link

41 - Hearst Residence - San Simeon, CA - Julia Morgan

42 - Willis Tower(a.k.a. the Sears Tower) - Chicago, IL - Skidmore, Owings and Merrill

43 - Thomas Crane Public Library - Quincy, MA - Henry Hobson Richardson

44 - Woolworth Building - New York, NY - Cass Gilbert

45 - Cincinnati Union Terminal - Cincinnati, OH - Alfred Fellheimer and Stewart Wagner

46 - Waldorf Astoria - New York, NY - Schultze & Weaver

47 - New York Public Library - New York, NY

48 - Carnegie Hall - New York NY - William B. Tuthill; Richard Morris Hunt and Dankmar Adler

49 - San Francisco City Hall - San Francisco CA - Arthur Brown, Jr.

50 - Virginia State Capitol - Richmond VA - Thomas Jefferson

51 - Cadet Chapel, Air Force Academy - Colorado Springs CO - Walter Netsch

52 - Field Museum of Natural History - Chicago IL

53 - Apple, 5th Avenue - New York NY - Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

54 - Furness Library, U. Penn. - Philadelphia PA - Frank Furness

55 - Mauna Kea Beach Hotel - Kohala Coast HI - Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

56 - Rockefeller Center - New York NY

57 - Denver International Airport - Denver CO - Fentress Bradburn Architects

58 - Ames Free Library, North Easton MA - Henry Hobson Richardson

59 - Milwaukee Art Museum - Milwaukee WI - Santiago Calatrava

60 - Thorncrown Chapel - Eureka Springs AR - E. Fay Jones

61 - Transamerica Pyramid, San Francisco CA - William Pereira

62 - 333 Wacker Drive - Chicago IL

63 - Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum - Washington DC - I.M. Pei

64 - Faneuil Hall Marketplace - Boston MA - Benjamin Thompson

65 - Crystal Cathedral - Garden Grove CA - Philip Johnson

66 - Gamble House - Pasadena CA - Greene and Greene

67 - Nebraska State Capitol - Lincoln NE - Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue

68 - New York Times Building - New York NY - Renzo Piano

69 - Salt Lake City Public Library - Salt Lake City UT - Moshe Safdie

70 - Walt Disney World Dolphin and Swan Hotels - Lake Buena Vista FL - Michael Graves 71 - Hearst Tower- New York NY

72 - Flatiron Building - New York NY

73 - Lake Point Tower - Chicago IL

74 - Guggenheim Museum - New York NY - Frank Lloyd Wright

75 - Union Station - Los Angeles CA

76 - Willard Hotel - Washington DC

77 - Sever Hall, Harvard University - Cambridge MA - Henry Hobson Richardson

78 - Broadmoor Hotel - Colorado Springs CO

79 - Ronald Reagan Building - Washington DC

80 - Phillips Exeter Academy Library - Exeter NH

81 - The Plaza Hotel - New York NY

82 - Sofitel - Chicago IL

83 - Glessner House - Chicago IL

84 - Yankee Stadium (1923) - New York NY

85 - Harold Washington Library - Chicago IL

86 - Lincoln Center - New York NY

87 - The Dakota Apartments - New York NY

88 - Art Institute of Chicago - Chicago IL

89 - Fairmont Hotel - San Francisco CA

90 - Boston Public Library - Boston MA - Charles Follen McKim

91 - Hollywood Bowl - Los Angeles CA

92 - Texas State Capitol - Austin TX

93 - Fontainebleau - Miami Beach FL

94 - Legal Research Building, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor MI

95 - Getty Center - Los Angeles CA - Richard Meier

96 - High Museum - Atlanta GA - Richard Meier

97 - Federal Building and United States Courthouse - Central Islip NY - Richard Meier

98 - Humana Building - Louisville KY - Michael Graves

99 - Disney Concert Hall - Los Angeles CA - Frank Gehry

100 - Radio City Music Hall - New York NY - Edward Durell Stonete-space: pre;">

101 - Paul Brown Stadium - Cincinnati OH

102 - United Airlines Terminal, O'Hare Airport - Chicago IL - Helmut Jahn

103 - Hyatt Regency Atlanta - Atlanta GA - John C. Portman, Jr.

104 - AT&T Park (San Francisco Giants Stadium) - San Francisco CA

105 - Time Warner Center - New York NY - David Childs

106 - Washington Metro - Washington DC

107 - IDS Center (IDS Tower) - Minneapolis MN - Philip Johnson

108 - Seattle Central Library - Seattle WA - Rem Koolhaas

109 - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - San Francisco CA - Mario Botta

110 - Union Station - Chicago IL

111 - United Nations Headquarters - New York NY - Wallace Harrison

112 - National Building Museum - Washington DC - Montgomery C. Meigs

113 - Fenway Park - Boston MA

114 - Dana-Thomas House - Springfield IL - Frank Lloyd Wright

115 - TWA Terminal, JFK Airport - New York NY - Eero Saarinen

116 - The Athenaeum - New Harmony IN

117 - Walker Art Center - Minneapolis MN

118 - American Airlines Center - Dallas TX

119 - Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa - Phoenix AZ - Albert Chase McArthur

120 - Los Angeles Central Library - Los Angeles CA

121 - San Francisco International Airport - San Francisco CA

122 - Camden Yards - Baltimore MD

123 - Taliesin West - Scottsdale AZ - Frank Lloyd Wright

124 - United States Holocaust Museum - Washington DC - James Ingo Freed, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

125 - Citicorp Center - New York NY - Hugh Stubbins & Associates; Emery Roth & Sons

126 - V. C. Morris Gift Shop / Xanadu Gallery - San Francisco CA - Frank Lloyd Wright

127 - Union Station - Kansas City MO - Jarvis Hunt

128 - Rookery Building - Chicago IL - Burnham and Root

129 - Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art - Minneapolis MN - Frank Gehry

130 - Douglas House - Harbor Springs MI - Richard Meier

131 - Aline Barnsdall Hollyhock House - Los Angeles CA - Frank Lloyd Wright

132 - Pennzoil Place - Houston TX - Philip Johnson

133 - Royalton Hotel - New York NY - Philippe Starck

134 - Astrodome - Houston TX

135 - Safeco Field - Seattle WA

136 - Corning Museum of Glass - Corning NY - Gunnar Birkerts

137 - 30th Street Station - Philadelphia PA

138 - Robie House - Chicago IL - Frank Lloyd Wright

139 - Williams Tower (Transco Tower) - Houston TX - Philip Johnson

140 - Stahl House (Case Study House #22) - Los Angeles CA - Pierre Koenig

141 - Apple, SoHo - New York NY - Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

142 - John Hancock Tower - Boston MA - Henry N. Cobb

143 - (Old) Pennsylvania Station - New York NY - McKim, Mead & White

144 - Hyatt Regency - San Francisco CA - John Portman

145 - Carson, Pirie, Scott and Company Building - Chicago IL - Louis Sullivan

146 - Museum of Modern Art - New York NY

147 - Auditorium Building - Chicago IL - Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan

148 - Brown Palace Hotel - Denver CO - Frank Edbrooke

149 - David S. Ingalls Rink, Yale University - New Haven CT - Eero Saarinen

150 - Battle Hall, U. Texas - Austin TX - Cass Gilbert

Information is used from: www.favouritearchitecture.org

www.blog.aia.org

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