Historocism: Building Names

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Place, Date, and ArchitectBuilding NameHint
Project, 1784, BoulleeNever built for structural reasons
London, 1725-29, BoyleFour different elevations
Chicago, 1885-1887, RichardsonUnadorned rusticated masonry and great arched openings covey a sense of power and monumentality
Vienna, 1715, Fischer von ErlachFacade dominated by a dome on a drum rising above a pedimented portico, flanked by two columns
Paris, 1756-90, SoufflotServes as a burial ground for the great people of France
Paris, 1858-68, LabrousteIn the reading room, 9 domes 35 feet in diameter rest on 16 slender columns
Bexleyheath, 1859-60, WebbComplete absence of formality, meandering form
Berlin, 1823-28, SchinkelFirst public art museum in Europe
London, 1851, PaxtonLargest standing building in the world when completed

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Created Mar 23, 2011ReportNominate
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