Willy Kreuer designed St. Ansgar Roman
Catholic Church for a building exhibition
in West Berlin, Germany.
Taft Memorial Tower in Washington, D.C.,
houses an electric carillon with 27
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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.
1958, the Carillon Hotel in Miami Beach,
Florida, has 620 rooms, all of which are
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
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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.
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
Main Public Library at the Civic Center
in New Orleans, Louisiana, completed in
1958, has a distinctly modern style of
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
glass-domed building designed and erected
by English architect Hugh Pope has an
exterior wooden frame supporting 150
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
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.
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 1958.
in September 1958, this circular
synagogue in Düsseldorf, Germany,
replaced one which was destroyed by the
Nazis in 1938.
how 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, California.
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 opera-auditorium.
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
architect Viljo Rewell won a prize for
his design for the city hall of Toronto,