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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 […]

Rarig Center

RARIG CENTER | Minneapolis

LOCATION: 330 21st Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55455 ARCHITECT: Ralph Rapson DATES: 1972 Site Visit(s): Thurs Oct 2, 2014 ________________________________________

St John's Abbey Church

ST. JOHN’S ABBEY CHURCH | Collegeville

LOCATION: 2900 Abbey Plaza, Collegeville, MN 56321 ARCHITECT: Marcel Breuer DATES: 1958-1961 NOTES: The Abbey Church was placed the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. Site Visit: Tues Sept 30, 2014 _______________________________________ RELATED LINKS St John’s University Archives – St John’s Abbey Church St […]

Christian Science Center

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE PLAZA | Boston

LOCATION: 210 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA USA ARCHITECT: I.M. Pei & Associates DATES: 1968-1973 NOTES: Landmarked by Boston Landmark Commission (2011). Due to lagging church attendance, the complex is currently under redevelopment. In the past six years, the Church has consolidated all of its operations […]

UMass Dartmouth

UMASS DARTMOUTH | Dartmouth

LOCATION: 285 Old Westport Rd, North Dartmouth, MA 02747 United States ARCHITECT: Paul Rudolph // DesignLAB Architects (Claire T. Carney Library Renovation) DATES: 1964-1971 // 2013 NOTES: Originally constructed as Southeastern Massachusetts Technological Institute, the school became affiliated with University of Massachusetts in 1991.  The […]

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. […]

Former Armstrong Tire Building

FORMER ARMSTRONG TIRE CO BUILDING | New Haven

LOCATION: 500 Sargent Dr, New Haven, CT ARCHITECT: Marcel Breuer DATES: 1968-1970 NOTES: Building suffered partial demolition in 2003 while under IKEA’s ownership (this was a compromise from IKEA’s proposed full demolition of the building); still owned by IKEA, the building remains vacant today. Site Visit: […]

Huntington Beach Library

HUNTINGTON BEACH CENTRAL PUBLIC LIBRARY | Los Angeles

LOCATION: 7111 Talbert Avenue Huntington Beach, CA 92648 ARCHITECT: Richard and Dion Neutra DATES: 1975 NOTES: A rather mediocre addition was constructed in the mid-1990s which compromised the original entryway and enclosed the once-exterior dramatic circular stair. Some renovations were completed in 2007 which returned […]

Salk Institute

SALK INSTITUTE | La Jolla

LOCATION: 10010 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037, United States ARCHITECT: Louis Kahn DATES: 1959-1965 NOTES: Landmark designation in 1991; Recipient in 1992 of AIA 25 year award Site Visit: Tues Apr 8 2014 ________________________ RELEVANT LINKS http://www.archdaily.com/61288/ad-classics-salk-institute-louis-kahn/