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List: Top 10 Buildings in the USA

Date: 1986

Source: Poll conducted by American Institute of Architects

Base: Data not provided

Notes: In 1885 a similar poll was conducted by the American Architect & Building News. The results were: 1. H.H. Richardson: Trinity Church, Boston, 1872-77. 2. Various architects: The U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C. 3. Richard Morris Hunt: Vanderbilt House, New York City. 4. Richard Upjohn: Trinity Church, New York City, 1846. 5. Frederick Withers & Calvert Vaux: the Jefferson Market Courthouse, New York City, 1875-77. 6. Richard Upjohn: Connecticut State Capitol, Hartford, 1873-79. 7. H.H. Richardson: City Hall, Albany, New York, 1880-83. 8. H.H. Richardson: Sever Hall, Harvard University, 1878-80. 9. H.H. Richardson: New York State Capitol, Albany, (Richardson was one of four architects), 1875-86. 10. H.H. Richardson: Town Hall, North Easton, MA, 1879-1881.

Architect

Building

Location

Year

Frank Lloyd Wright

Fallingwater

Bear Run, PA

1936

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (with Philip Johnson)

Seagram Building

New York City

1954-58

Eero Saarinen

Dulles Airport

Washington, D.C.

1962

Thomas Jefferson

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

1817-1826

Frank Lloyd Wright

Robie House

Chicago

1909

H.H. Richardson

Trinity Church

Boston

1872-1877

I.M. Pei & Partners

East Wing, National Gallery

Washington, D.C.

1976

Various architects

Rockefeller Center

New York City

1930-1940

Frank Lloyd Wright

Johnson Wax Building

Racine Wisconsin

1936

Thomas Jefferson

Monticello

Charlottesville, VA

1796-1809


   
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