Thursday, October 29, 2020

Government and office buildings

Portland Building

The world's first major building in Post-Modern style, constructed in 1982. This 15 floors high public office building has caused much controversy due to...

Oregon State Capitol

The central administrative building of the state of Oregon. This is an unusual Art Deco structure which was constructed in 1936-1937. The dome rises...

Illinois State Capitol

One of the most prominent state capital buildings in the United States. This ornate house was constructed in 1868 and is 110 m tall...

Old Cahokia Courthouse

The oldest existing European structure in Illinois. This wooden building was constructed by the French-Canadians and has served as a courthouse and also -...

Aqua in Chicago

A beautiful skyscraper with unusual, "fluid" form created by the wave-like form of its balconies. It was constructed in 2009 and is 262 m...

Marina City

A complex of buildings which is dominated by two round towers - 179 m tall apartment buildings, each with 65 floors. Constructed in 1968....

Carbide & Carbon Building

A historical skyscraper - 153 m tall, dark colored building in Art Deco style. It was built in 1929. The building has 37 floors...

Manhattan Building in Chicago

The oldest existing skyscraper where has been used the skeletal support system. This 16 floors tall building was constructed in 1891 and was a...

Chicago Board of Trade Building

Historical skyscraper in Art Deco style. The massive building is 184 m tall and has 44 floors. It is topped with an enormous statue...

John Hancock Center

This supertall skyscraper was built in 1969 and was the second tallest building in the world at this time. Its antennas are 457 m...