All posts filed under “Civic

Orange County Government Center

ORANGE COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER | Goshen

LOCATION: 255 Main St, Goshen, NY 10924 ARCHITECT: Paul Rudolph DATES: 1963-1967 NOTES: Building has been vacant since 2010 following extensive flooding from Hurricane Sandy. Ongoing demolition talks do not bode well for the building. Site Visit(s): Fri Dec 26, 2014 ______________________________ RELEVANT LINKS Paul […]

Oita Library

OITA PREFECTURAL LIBRARY | Oita

LOCATION: 3-31 Niagemachi, Oita, Oita Prefecture 870-0046, Japan ARCHITECT: Arata Isozaki DATES: 1964-1966 NOTES: Now Oita Art Plaza. Oita Library has since relocated, but building has been thoughtfully converted by Arata Isozaki himself into an “art complex”––a unique circumstance for an architect to be able […]

Takamatsu Gym

TAKAMATSU PREFECTURAL GYM | Takamatsu

LOCATION: 2 Chome−18−19 Kagawa-ken, Takamatsu-shi, Fukuokachō, Japan, 〒760-0066 ARCHITECT: Kenzo Tange DATES: 1962-1964 Site Visit(s): Thurs Oct 23 2014 _________________________________________ RELEVANT LINKS http://www.archdaily.com/285955/ad-classics-kagawa-prefectural-gymnasium-kenzo-tange/

Sava Center

SAVA CENTER | Novi Beograd

LOCATION: Milentija Popovica 9, Belgrade, Serbia ARCHITECT: Stojan Maksimović and Aleksandar Saletić DATES: 1976-79 Site Visit: Mon Sep 22 2014 __________________________________________ RELATED LINKS http://archinect.com/blog/article/22227884/belgrade-serbia-_-congress-center-sava

Skopje Central Post Office

CENTRAL SKOPJE POST OFFICE | Skopje

LOCATION: Kej 13-ti Noemvri, Skopje, Macedonia (FYROM) ARCHITECT: Janko Konstantinov DATES: 1974, 1982, 1989 (Three Phases of Construction) Site Visit(s): Weds Sept 17, Sat Sept 20 2014 __________________________________________ RELEVANT LINKS http://architectuul.com/architecture/skopje-central-post-office

Skopje Train Station

RAILWAY STATION | Skopje

LOCATION: Bulevar Kuzman Josifovski Pitu 15, 1000 Skopje, Macedonia (FYROM) ARCHITECT: Janko Konstantinov DATES: 1969 NOTES: Part of Kenzo Tange’s 1965 urban reconstruction plan. Site Visit: Fri Sept 19 2014 _____________________________________ RELEVANT LINKS http://archimess.tumblr.com/post/13127712012/kenzo-tange

Preston Bus Depot

PRESTON BUS DEPOT | Preston

LOCATION: Tithebarn St, Preston, Lancashire PR1 1DJ, United Kingdom ARCHITECT: Building Design Partnership (Keith Ingham and Charles Wilson) DATES: 1968-1969 NOTES: A long-standing campaign for the building’s listing was finally successful in late 2013 after it received a Grade II Listing. Site Vist: Mon Jun […]

Ontario Science Centre

ONTARIO SCIENCE CENTRE | Toronto

LOCATION: 770 Don Mills Rd, Toronto, ON M3C 1T3, Canada ARCHITECT: Raymond Moriyama // Eberhard Zeidler // Diamond & Schmitt Architects DATES: 1964-1967 // 1996 // 2006 NOTES: Some fairly significant changes have been made to the building; most notable is a late 90s addition […]

Boston City Hall

BOSTON CITY HALL | Boston

LOCATION: 1 City Hall Ave, Boston, MA 02201 United States ARCHITECT: Kallmann McKinnell & Wood DATES: 1968 NOTES: Site Visit(s): Thu Apr 24, Tues Apr 29 2014 __________________________________________

Temple Street Garage

TEMPLE STREET GARAGE | New Haven

LOCATION: 1 Temple St, New Haven, CT 06510, United States ARCHITECT: Paul Rudolph DATES: 1961 NOTES: This structure was renovated in 2002 by Desman Associates; most of the efforts went towards concrete restoration and repair, with some minor alterations to improve ADA accessibility Site Visit: Tues […]

Knights of Columbus Museum

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS MUSEUM | New Haven

LOCATION: 1 State St, New Haven, CT USA ARCHITECT: Douglas Orr, deCossy, Winder & Associates // Roche Dinkerloo & Associates DATES: 1965 // 1982 NOTES: Former New Haven Community Services building, was vacated in 1980s after which it was purchased by the Knights of Columbus. […]