ANGLO AMERICA-U S A/Massachusetts-Boston

WORLD FAMOUS BUILDINGS

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From Treasure'A Quantum Book/1996 ,'Two & Half World Tour Guide'1993, 'http://www.greatbuildings.com', '

 

Boston Public Library
   Boston, Massachusetts



 
Architect by McKim, Mead & White in 1887-98 for public library. Construction system is bearing masonry, stone, urban of Renaissance Revival style. Modern addition by Philip Johnson. Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

Boston City Hall
  
 Boston, Massachusetts



 Architect by Kallman, McKinnell & Knowles associated with Campbell, Aldrich & Nulty & Lemessurier Associates in 1962-68 for government center, city hall. Construction system is precast concrete, temperate urban plaza of Brutalist Modern style. Brutalist monumentality, with huge dentils become external shading devices. Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

Kettle
  
 Boston, Massachusetts



 
Front corner of city hall.Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

Trinity Church
 
  Boston, Massachusetts


 
 
Architect by H.H. Richardson in 1872-77, porch was completed in the 1890s by Shepley, Rutan, Coolidge. Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

111 Huntington Avenue 
 
  Boston, Massachusetts

 

 Architect by Childs Bertman Tseckares Inc.on 2002. Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

131 Dartmouth Street
 
  Boston, Massachusetts



 
Architect by Arrowstreet Inc. on 2002. Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

John Hancock Place/Tower
  
 Boston, Massachusetts



 Architect by Ieoh Ming Pei with Henry N. Cobbin in 1968-77, commercial office tower. Construction system is steel frame and glass curtain wall of Corporate Modern style. Reflective obelisk skyscraper. Famous glazing problems. Ieoh Ming Pei (1917-). Born in China, trained at MIT and Harvard. In 1955, he formed I.M. Pei and Partners His firm has been prolific since its inception. Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

  

Skyline
  
 Boston, Massachusetts

 


 
Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

Ames Building
  
 Court Street Boston, Massachusetts



 It was tallest building when it was complated on 1893, it held this title for 26 years.
Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

State House
  
 Boston, Massachusetts

 The Massachusetts State House on 1795-98. Architect by Charles Bulfinch (1763-1844), came from a wealthy Boston family. Educated at Harvard; traveled throughout Europe between 1785-87 where he was advised by Thomas Jefferson. Involved in the planning of much of old Boston; his churches are influenced by the Englishman Sir Christopher Wren. In 1817-30 he was in charge of the design of the Capitol in Washington. Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

Back Bay
  
 Boston, Massachusetts



 
Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

Memorail Drive
  
 Boston, Massachusetts



 
Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

Prudential Center
  
 Boston, Massachusetts

 

 
Architect by C. Luckman in 1959-65. Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

Below Boston New Bridge
  
 Boston, Massachusetts




 
Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

Berklee College of Music
  
 Boston, Massachusetts



 
Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

Christian Science Center
 
 
Boston, Massachusetts



 
Architect by
I. M. Pei and Partners in 1968-74 for corporate headquarters on religious. Construction system is reinforced concrete, urban campus of Modern style. Repetition in facade, new/old juxtaposition, reflecting pool. Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

Bridge
  
 Boston, Massachusetts



 
Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

Charlestown Bridge
  
 Boston, Massachusetts



 
Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

China Town
   
Boston, Massachusetts



 
Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

Congress Street
  
 Boston, Massachusetts



 
Front of Keystone Building.Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

Fleet Center
  
 Causeway Street, Boston, Massachusetts



 
President Calvin Coolidge ushered in a new era for New England and the world in 1928. Home of pro-Basket Ball team of Boston Celtics. Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

Custom House Tower 
 
  Boston, Massachusetts

 

 Architect by Peabody & Stearns in 1913-15. The Greek Revival dominated american architecture during the period 1818-50. It was the first truly national style in the United States, found in all regions of the country. The popularity of the style was due to strong associations with classical tradition and democracy. The Greek Revival was very adapatable, and permeated all levels of building, from high to low. Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

Fountain
  
 Boston, Massachusetts



 
Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

Harbor Towers II
  
 Boston, Massachusetts



 
Architect by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners on 1971. Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

Harvard Bridge
  
 Boston, Massachusetts



 
Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

Huntington Avenue
  
 Boston, Massachusetts



 
Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

John Hancock Building
  
 Berkeley Street Boston, Massachusetts



 
Architect by Cram & Ferguson on 1947. Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

The Landmark at Federal
  
 Federal Street Boston, Massachusetts



 
Architect by Parker,Thomas & Rice on 1930. Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

Marriott Hotel
  
 Boston, Massachusetts



 
Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

Mural
  
 Boston, Massachusetts



 
Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

New Old South Church 
 
  Boston, Massachusetts



 
Architect by South  Church, Boston in 1874-75 of High Victorian Gothic.The tower of the New Old South Church is 246' high.  It began leaning shortly after construction, eventually leaning over 36" out of plumb. It was taken down in 1931 and rebuilt in 1940. Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

USS Constitution
  
 Boston, Massachusetts



 
Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

Old Building
  
 Boston, Massachusetts



 
Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

One Boston Place
  
 Court Street Boston, Massachusetts



 
Architect by Pietro Belluschi,Emery Roth & Sons on 1970. Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

One Bowdoin Square
  
 Boston, Massachusetts



 
Architect by Graham Gund Architects on 1989. Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

One Lincoln Street
  
 Boston, Massachusetts



 
Architect by Jung/Brannen Associates Inc.on 2003. Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

The Salvation Army
  
 Boston, Massachusetts



 
Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

Sculpture
  
 Boston, Massachusetts




 
Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

Street Scene
  
 Boston, Massachusetts



 
Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.

 

Water Front
  
 Boston, Massachusetts




 
Photo by Byungho Yu on 2004.