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Prism Tower|400 Park Avenue South

476-foot, 42-story modern/futurist residential building completed in 2014, located at 400 Park Avenue South in New York City. Designed by Christian Portzamparc [Atelier Christian de Portzamparc] and Gary Edward Handel [Handel Architects], it was developed by Toll Brothers, who are better known for luxury suburban houses. The form of the building is an asymmetric crystalline …

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731 Lexington Avenue

731 Lexington Avenue is a 1,345,489 sq ft (125,000.0 m2) glass skyscraper on the East Side of Midtown Manhattan, New York City. It houses the headquarters of Bloomberg L.P. and as a result, is sometimes referred to informally as Bloomberg Tower. The building also houses retail outlets, restaurants and 105 luxury condominiums. The residences are known as One Beacon Court and are served by a separate entrance. The tower …

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Millard House

The Millard House, located in Pasadena, California, was the first of Frank Lloyd Wright’s four “textile block” houses — all built in Los Angeles County in 1923 and 1924. Wright took on the Millard House following his completion of the Hollyhock House in Hollywood and the Imperial Hotel in Japan.   By this time, Wright felt typecast as the Prairie house …

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