Architecture Museum

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum‎

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (often referred to as “The Guggenheim”) is a well-known art museum located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City. It is the permanent home of a renowned and continuously expanding collection of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, early Modern and contemporary art and also features special exhibitions throughout the year. The museum was established by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation in 1939 as the …

Continue Reading
Architecture Skyscraper

One Bryant Park

Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park is a 1,200 ft (366 m) skyscraper in the Midtown district of Manhattan in New York City, in the United States. It is located on Sixth Avenue, between 42nd and 43rd Street, opposite Bryant Park. One Bryant Park (on right) adjacent to 1095 Avenue of the Americas (1970. Kahn & Jacobs. New glass facade, 2008, Moed de Armas & Shanon) taken from …

Continue Reading
Architecture Skyscraper

Lever House

Lever Hse

Lever House, designed by Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill and located at 390 Park Avenue in New York City, is a seminal glass-box skyscraper built in the International style according to the design principles of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Completed in 1952, it was the first curtain wall skyscraper in New York City, although not the first in the United States.[3] The 307-foot-tall (94 m) building[1] features an innovative …

Continue Reading