|Architect Willy Kreuer designed
St. Ansgar Roman Catholic Church for a building
exhibition in West Berlin, Germany.
|The Robert Taft Memorial Tower in
Washington, D.C., houses an electric carillon
with 27 bells.
|Part of a ship's prow stands near
one of the eight pavillons constituting the
German exhibit at the Brussels
|Completed 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 architects.
|Completed 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.
|Opened in 1958, the Carillon
Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida, has 620 rooms, all
of which are air conditioned.
|At 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
|The top 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, circular rim.
|This 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 about $1,200.
|The new Main Public Library
at the Civic Center in New Orleans, Louisiana,
completed in 1958, has a distinctly modern style
|Fifty years of changes in
architectural style are reflected in these two
blocks of apartment houses in West Berlin.
|A once-blighted area of
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is now the site of
four high-rise apartments built by a private
|A glass-domed building designed
and erected by English architect Hugh Pope has an
exterior wooden frame supporting 150 glass
|A unique visitor center,
built against a cliff containing embedded fossil
bones, was dedicated at Dinosaur National
Monument in Utah in June.
|The 21-story, $24-million Queen
Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Canada, accommodates
2,000 people, making it Canada's largest hotel.
|The Stuart Co. pharmaceutical
plant in Pasadena, California, was designed by
Edward D. Stone, who also planned the U.S.
Pavilion at the Brussels World's Fair.
|Wallace 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.
|This seven-story dormitory at the
University of South Carolina was designed by G.
Thomas Harmon and Edward D. Stone.
|Designed 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 1958.
|Completed in September 1958,
this circular synagogue in Düsseldorf, Germany,
replaced one which was destroyed by the Nazis in
|This is how the 28-story First
National Bank Building in Minneapolis, Minnesota,
is expected to look when completed in 1959.
|Hotel, apartment, and office
building project planned for the 20th Century-Fox
lot in West Los Angeles, California.
|This building, planned for New
York City's Lincoln Center, will be one of the
largest opera houses in the world.
|Frank Lloyd Wright, left, and
Iraqi Consul General Hashim Hilli study Wright's
plans for a Baghdad opera-auditorium.
|The plan 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.
|Finnish architect Viljo Rewell
won a prize for his design for the city hall of
Toronto, Ontario, Canada.