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Alexander Calder an American sculptor and artist most famous for inventing mobile sculptures. In addition to mobile and stable sculpture, Alexander Calder also created paintings, lithographs, toys, tapestry, jewelry and household objects.
Flamingo is a 53 foot tall stabile located in the Federal Plaza in front of the Kluczynski Federal Building in Chicago, Illinois
Alexander Calder. Untitled (1968). Painted steel. Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisboa, Portugal.
Alexander Calder's L'empennage (1953) Pictured in 2002 when it was displayed in the sculpture garden of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.
La Grande Vitesse (sculpture) by Alexander Calder, installed in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1969
Sculpture Le Halebardier (1971) by Alexander Calder Outside the Sprengel Museum (of modern art), Hannover/Germany
Man, a sculpture by Alexander Calder for Expo 67, on Saint Helen's Island Parc Jean-Drapeau, Montréal, Quebec
Chicago's Home Insurance Building, the world's first steel framed skyscraper, erected in 1885.
New York's Woolworth Building, 1913, remains one of the 50 tallest buildings in the United States (built in a Neo-Gothic style)
40 Wall Street, briefly holding the title of the world's tallest building until the completion of the Chrysler building. It is a 70-story skyscraper in New York City. Originally known as the Bank of Manhattan Trust building and also known as Manhattan Company Building
The Chrysler Building, 1930. The Chrysler Building is a classic example of Art Deco architecture and considered by many contemporary architects to be one of the finest buildings in New York City.
The Chrysler Building is located on the east side of Manhattan in the Turtle Bay area at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue. Standing at 1,047 feet (319 m), it was the world's tallest building for 11 months before it was surpassed by the Empire State Building in 1931.
New York's Empire State Building, 1931. It is a 102-story landmark skyscraper and American cultural icon in New York City at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street.
It has a roof height of 1,250 feet (381 meters), and with its antenna spire included, it stands a total of 1,454 ft (443.2 m) high. Its name is derived from the nickname for New York, the Empire State. It stood as the world's tallest building for 40 years, from its completion in 1931 until construction of the World Trade Center's North Tower was completed in 1972.
The Willis Tower (formerly named, and still commonly referred to as, the Seas Tower) is a 108-story, 1,451-foot (442 m) skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois. At the time of its completion in 1973, it was the tallest building in the world, surpassing the World Trade Center towers in New York, and it held this rank for nearly 25 years. The Willis Tower is the tallest building in the United States and the seventh-tallest freestanding structure in the world.
The Trump International Hotel and Tower, also known as Trump Tower Chicago and locally as the Trump Tower, is a skyscraper condo-hotel in downtown Chicago, Illinois. The building, named after real estate developer Donald Trump, was designed by architect Adrian Smith of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. Bovis Lend Lease built the 98-story structure, which reached a height of 1,389 feet (423 m) including its spire, its roof topping out at 1,170 feet (360 m).
Frank Lloyd Wright was an American architect, interior designer, writer and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structures and completed 500 works. Wright believed in designing structures which were in harmony with humanity and its environment, he called his philosophy organic architecture.
This philosophy was best exemplified by his design for Fallingwater (1935), which has been called "the best all-time work of American architecture“. Fallingwater is a house in rural southwestern Pennsylvania, 50 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. The home was built partly over a waterfall on Bear Run in the Mill Run section of Stewart Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, in the Laurel Highlands of the Allegheny Mountains.
Walter H. Gale House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, 1893. National Register of Historic Places.
The Weltzeheimer/Johnson House is a house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in Oberlin, Ohio. It is now owned by Oberlin College and is operated as part of the Allen Memorial Art Museum.
Grady Gammage Memorial Auditorium is considered to be the last public commission of architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Groundbreaking took place and construction on the building began on May 23, 1962. It took 25 months to complete.