Willy Kreuer designed St. Ansgar Roman Catholic
Church for a building exhibition in West Berlin,
Taft Memorial Tower in Washington, D.C., houses
an electric carillon with 27 bells.
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ship's prow stands near one of the eight
pavillons constituting the German exhibit at the Brussels
in 1958, the 38-story Seagram Building in New
York City, New York, is encased in tinted glass
and bronze mullions and panels. Ludwig Mies van
der Rohe and Philip Johnson were the chief
architects; Kahn & Jacobs were the associate
in 1958, the Borg-Warner Building on Chicago's
Michigan Avenue is directly across from the Art
Institute and next to Orchestra Hall, home of
Chicago's Symphony. The building's ground floor
retail space is primarily dedicated to serving
patrons of those artistic venues.
in 1958, the Carillon Hotel in Miami Beach,
Florida, has 620 rooms, all of which are air
Acapulco, Mexico, the 158-bungalow, club-type Las
Brisas Hotel Resort is terraced 800 feet up on a
bluff. Jeeps are used to transport guests to and
from private beaches.
of this concrete pillar at Örebro, Sweden, is
250 feet above the ground and houses a restaurant
that can accomodate 150 diners on its wide,
three-room globular house made of metal is being
towed up the Thames River for display at the
British Ideal Home Exhibition in London, England.
The house was designed by Johann Ludovici
(Germany) for use in the Belgian Congo, where
rivers are the most ready means of transport.
Once at its destination the house could be
installed without a foundation. Weighing less
than a ton, it was to be sold unfurnished for
new Main Public Library at the Civic Center in
New Orleans, Louisiana, completed in 1958, has a
distinctly modern style of architecture.
years of changes in architectural style are
reflected in these two blocks of apartment houses
in West Berlin.
once-blighted area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
is now the site of four high-rise apartments
built by a private concern.
glass-domed building designed and erected by
English architect Hugh Pope has an exterior
wooden frame supporting 150 glass triangles.
unique visitor center, built against a cliff
containing embedded fossil bones, was dedicated
at Dinosaur National Monument in Utah in June.
21-story, $24-million Queen Elizabeth Hotel in
Montreal, Canada, accommodates 2,000 people,
making it Canada's largest hotel.
Stuart Co. pharmaceutical plant in Pasadena,
California, was designed by Edward D. Stone, who
also planned the U.S. Pavilion at the Brussels
K. Harrison designed the First Presbyterian
Church, in Stamford, Connecticut, in sloping,
linked pyramidal shapes, carrying lancets of
stained glass, embedded within a pre-cast
concrete frame, up to the ridge of the roof.
seven-story dormitory at the University of South
Carolina was designed by G. Thomas Harmon and
Edward D. Stone.
by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill and completed in
1957, the Connecticut General Life Insurance
headquarters at Bloomfield, Connecticut, received
an American Institute of Architects honor award
in September 1958, this circular synagogue in
Düsseldorf, Germany, replaced one which was
destroyed by the Nazis in 1938.
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the 28-story First National Bank Building in
Minneapolis, Minnesota, is expected to look when
completed in 1959.
apartment, and office building project planned
for the 20th Century-Fox lot in West Los Angeles,
building, planned for New York City's Lincoln
Center, will be one of the largest opera houses
in the world.
Lloyd Wright, left, and Iraqi Consul General
Hashim Hilli study Wright's plans for a Baghdad
for the complete redevelopment of Chandrigar,
capital of Punjab State, India, was to include a
number of major buildings by Swiss architect Le
Corbusier, including these residences for
government workers, which were completed in 1958.
architect Viljo Rewell won a prize for his design
for the city hall of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.