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Michigan Central Station (also known as Michigan Central Depot or MCS), built in mid-1912 through 1913 for the Michigan Central Railroad, was Detroit, Michigan's passenger rail depot from its opening in 1913 after the previous Michigan Central Station burned, until the cessation of Amtrak service..

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Emery Roth & Sons


est. 1938, New York

Emery Roth & Sons (1938-1996) was a family-run architecture firm that had a major influence on the post-war development of Manhattan. In 1938 the architect Emery Roth (1871-1948), renowned for upscale Manhattan apartment buildings like the Beresford and the San Remo, renamed his practice Emery..

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The Exposition Universelle in Paris, at the turn of the century, celebrated the arrival of a new century. Countries from around the world were invited to present their achievements and lifestyles, their similarities and differences. Despite showcasing many pioneering inventions, such as moving..

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The São Bento Railway Station project began in Paris, when Marques da Silva, with his usual sense of pragmatism, chose Central Station as the topic for his final coursework. This choice was understandable, not only in his ambition that the city of Porto would construct such a building, but also..

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This article is about the original Penn Station that existed in New York City between 1910 and 1963.
Pennsylvania Station was a historic railroad station in New York City. The station occupied 3.2 ha, bounded by Seventh and Eighth Avenues and 31st and 33rd Streets in Midtown Manhattan. It was..

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Singer Building

New York City, USA
by Ernest Flagg

The Singer Building or Singer Tower, at Liberty Street and Broadway in Lower Manhattan's Financial District, in the U.S. state of New York, was a 47-story office building completed in 1908 as the headquarters of the Singer Manufacturing Company. It was the tallest building in the world from 1908..

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Cass Gilbert

New York, Uruguay
born 1859, Zanesville, Ohio

One of the first celebrity American architects Cass Gilbert ranks alongside Richard Morris Hunt (1827-95) as one of the great pioneers of Beaux-Arts architecture, a lavish combination of Renaissance and Baroque. His high-rise buildings injected great vitality into early skyscraper design. After..

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