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wallyg ADMIN October 28, 2009
Help us fill out this pool of all 150 of America's favorite architectural sites. Remember to tag and geotag. Comment. Debate.

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In February 2007, to celebrate their 150th anniversary, the American Insitute of Architects (AIA) named their America's Favorite Architecture list. For details about the methodology, see the topic posting, Methodology. For more information, see the AIA 150 website.

Rules of the AIA 150: America's Favorite Architecture Flickr Group

* Content: Post only those sites listed on the America's Favorite Architecture list. The 150 sites are listed below.

Multiple postings of the same site are encouraged, but please try to space them out. In other words, don't flood the pool with 20 pictures in a row of the Empire State Building.

* Tags: Please tag all your photos with "AIA150". Please tag your photo with the site's name and the city (NYC for New York City) so that the links will work. Tags of the architect(s) are good, too.

Geotag your photos so they can show up on the map

Include as many other details as you can. Descriptions are always appreciated.

* Comments: Comments are encouraged. It makes the group more fun. Please tag any comments with
<a href="https://www.flickr.com/groups/AIA150">AIA 150</a> to help promote the group.



Statistics for Flickr group: AIA 150: America's Favorite Architecture
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The AIA 150: America's Favorite Architecture List
# 1 - Empire State Building - www.flickr.com/search/groups/?w=23735488@N00&q=nyc&am... - William Lamb, Shreve, Lamb & Harmon
# 2 - The White House - Washington D.C. - James Hoban
# 3 - Washington National Cathedral - Washington D.C.- George F. Bodley and Henry Vaughan, FAIA
# 4 - Thomas Jefferson Memorial - Washington D.C. - John Russell Pope, FAIA
# 5 - Golden Gate Bridge - San Francisco - Irving F. Morrow and Gertrude C. Morrow
# 6 - U.S. Capitol - Washington D.C. - William Thornton, Benjamin Henry Latrobe, Charles Bulfinch, Thomas U. Walter FAIA, Montgomery C. Meigs
# 7 - Lincoln Memorial - Washington D.C. - Henry Bacon, FAIA
# 8 - Biltmore Estate (Vanderbilt Residence) - Asheville, NC - Richard Morris Hunt, FAIA
# 9 - Chrysler Building - NYC - William Van Alen, FAIA
# 10 - Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Washington D.C. - Maya Lin with Cooper
# 11 - St. Patrick’s Cathedral - NYC - James Renwick, FAIA
# 12 - Washington Monument - Washington D.C. - Robert Mills
# 13 - Grand Central Station - NYC - Reed and Stern; Warren and Wetmore
# 14 - The Gateway Arch - St. Louis - Eero Saarinen, FAIA
# 15 - Supreme Court of the United States - Washington D.C. - Cass Gilbert, FAIA
# 16 - St. Regis Hotel - NYC - Trowbridge & Livingston
# 17 - Metropolitan Museum of ArtNYC - Calvert Vaux, FAIA; McKim, Mead & White; Richard Morris Hunt, FAIA; Kevin Roche, FAIA; John Dinkeloo, FAIA
# 18 - Hotel Del Coronado - San Diego - James Reid, FAIA
# 19 - World Trade Center - NYC - Minoru Yamasaki, FAIA; Antonio Brittiochi; Emery Roth & Sons
# 20 - Brooklyn Bridge - NYC - John Augustus Roebling
# 21 - Philadelphia City Hall - Philadelphia - John McArthur Jr., FAIA
# 22 - Bellagio Hotel and Casino - Las Vegas - Deruyter Butler; Atlandia Design
# 23 - Cathedral of St. John the Divine - NYC Heins & La Farge; Ralph Adams Cram
# 24 - Philadelphia Museum of Art - Philadelphia - Horace Trumbauer, Zantzinger, Borie, and Medary
# 25 - Boston Trinity Church - Boston - Henry Hobson Richardson, FAIA
# 26 - Ahwahnee Hotel - Yosemite Valley, CA - Gilbert Stanley Underwood
# 27 - Monticello - Charlottesville, VA - Thomas Jefferson
# 28 - Library of Congress - Washington D.C. - John L. Smithmeyer, FAIA and Paul J. Pelz, FAIA
# 29 - Kaufmann Residence (Fallingwater) - Bear Run, PA - Frank Lloyd Wright
# 30 - Taliesin Spring Green, WI Frank Lloyd Wright
# 31 - Wrigley Field - Chicago - Chicago - Zachary Taylor Davis
# 32 - Wanamaker’s Department Store - Philadelphia - Daniel Burnham, FAIA
# 33 - Rose Center for Earth and Space - NYC - James Stewart Polshek, FAIA
# 34 - National Gallery of Art, West Building - Washington D.C.- John Russell Pope, FAIA
# 35 - Allegheny County Courthouse - Pittsburgh Henry Hobson Richardson, FAIA
# 36 - Old Faithful Inn - Yellowstone National Park, WY - Robert Reamer
# 37 - Union Station - Washington D.C. - Daniel Burnham, FAIA
# 38 - Tribune Tower - Chicago - Howells & Hood
# 39 - Delano Hotel - Miami Beach - Robert Swartburg; Philippe Starck (interior)
# 40 - Union Station - St. Louis - Theodore C. Link, FAIA
# 41 – Hearst Residence (Hearst Castle) - San Simeon, CA - Julia Morgan
# 42 - Sears Tower - Chicago - Bruce Graham, FAIA - Skidmore, Owings & Merrill<
# 43 - Crane Library - Quincy, MA - Henry Hobson Richardson, FAIA
# 44 - Woolworth Building - NYC - Cass Gilbert, FAIA
# 45 – Cincinnati Union Terminal - Cincinnati - Alfred Fellheimer, FAIA and Stewart Wagner, FAIA; Paul Philippe Cret, consulting architect
# 46 - Waldorf Astoria - NYC -Schultze & Weaver
# 47 - New York Public Library - NYC Carrère & Hastings
# 48 - Carnegie Hall - NYC -William B. Tuthill, FAIA; Richard Morris Hunt, FAIA and Dankmar Adler, FAIA, consulting architects
# 49- San Francisco City Hall - San Francisco - Arthur Brown Jr., FAIA
# 50 - Virginia State Capitol - Richmond, VA - Thomas Jefferson
# 51 - Cadet Chapel, Air Force Academy - Colorado Springs, CO - Walter Netsch, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
# 52 - Field Museum of Natural History - Chicago - Charles B. Atwood, D. H. Burnham & Co.
# 53 - Apple Store Fifth Avenue - NYC - Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
# 54 - Fisher Fine Arts Library, University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia - Frank Furness, FAIA
# 55 - Mauna Kea Beach Hotel - Kohala Coast, HI - Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
# 56 - Rockefeller Center - NYC Raymond Hood et al., FAIA
# 57 - Denver International Airport - Denver, CO - Fentress Bradburn Architects
# 58 - Ames Library - North Easton, MA - Henry Hobson Richardson, FAIA
# 59 - Milwaukee Art Museum - Milwaukee - Santiago Calatrava, FAIA
# 60 - Thorncrown Chapel - Eureka Springs, AK - E. Fay Jones, FAIA
# 61 - TransAmerica Pyramid - San Francisco - William Pereira, FAIA
# 62 - 333 Wacker Drive - Chicago - William E. Pedersen, FAIA, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
# 63 - National Museum of Air and Space - Washington D.C. - Gyo Obata, FAIA, Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum
# 64 - Faneuil Hall Marketplace - Boston - Benjamin Thompson, FAIA
# 65 - Crystal Cathedral - Garden Grove, CA - Philip Johnson, FAIA, Johnson/Burgee
# 66 - Gamble House - Pasadena, CA - Greene and Greene
# 67 - Nebraska State Capital - Lincoln, NE - Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue
# 68 - New York Times Building - NYC - Renzo Piano, Hon. FAIA
# 69 - Salt Lake City Public Library - Salt Lake City - Moshe Safdie, FAIA; VCBO Architecture Associates
# 70 - Dolphin and Swan Hotels, Walt Disney World - Orlando, FL - Michael Graves, FAIA
# 71 - Hearst Tower - NYC George P. Post & Sons; addition Foster + Partners
# 72 - Flatiron Building (Fuller Building) - NYC -Daniel Burnham, FAIA
# 73 - Lake Point Tower - Chicago Schipporeit
# 74 - Guggenheim MuseumNYC - Frank Lloyd Wright
# 75 - Union Station - Los Angeles - John Parkinson and Donald B. Parkinson
# 76 - Willard Hotel - Washington D.C. - Henry Janeway Hardenbergh, FAIA
# 77 - Sever Hall, Harvard University - Cambridge, MA - Henry Hobson Richardson, FAIA
# 78 - Broadmoor Hotel - Colorado Springs, CO - Warren & Wetmore
# 79 - Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center - Washington D.C. - Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
# 80 - Phillips Exeter Academy Library - Exeter, NH - Louis I. Kahn, FAIA
# 81 - The Plaza Hotel - NYC - Henry Janeway Hardenbergh, FAIA
# 82 - Sofitel Chicago Water Tower - Chicago - Jean
# 83 - Glessner House - Chicago - Henry Hobson Richardson, FAIA
# 84 - Yankee Stadium - NYC Osborn Architects & Engineers
# 85 - Harold Washington Library Center - Chicago - Hammond, Beeby & Babka
# 86 - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts - NYC - Wallace K. Harrison, FAIA, director, board of architects
# 87 - The Dakota Apartments - NYC - Henry Janeway Hardenbergh, FAIA
# 88 - Art Institute of Chicago - Chicago - Shepley, Rutan & Coolidge
# 89 - Fairmont Hotel - San Francisco - Reid & Reid; Julia Morgan
# 90 – Boston Public Library - Boston McKim, Mead & White
# 91 - Hollywood Bowl - Hollywood - Lloyd Wright; Allied Architects; Frank Gehry; Hodgetts + Fung Design Associates with Gruen Associates
# 92 - Texas State Capitol - Austin - Elijah E. Myers
# 93 - Fontainebleau - Miami Beach - Morris Lapidus
# 94 - Legal Research Building, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI - York & Sawyer; Gunnar Birkerts (addition)
# 95 - J. Paul Getty Center for the Arts - Los Angeles - Richard Meier, FAIA
# 96 - High MuseumAtlanta - Richard Meier, FAIA
# 97 - Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse - Islip, NY - Richard Meier, FAIA
# 98 - Humana Building - Louisville, KY - Michael Graves, FAIA
# 99 - Walt Disney Concert Hall - Los Angeles - Frank Gehry, FAIA
#100 - Radio City Music Hall - NYC - Edward Durell Stone, FAIA
#101 - Paul Brown Stadium - Cincinnati - NBBJ
#102 - United Airlines Terminal, O’Hare - Chicago - Helmut Jahn, FAIA, Murphy/Jahn
#103 - Hyatt Regency Atlanta - Atlanta - John Portman, FAIA
#104 - AT&T Park - (San Francisco - Giants Stadium) - San Francisco - Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum
#105 - Time Warner Center - NYC - David Childs, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
#106 - Washington D.C. Metro - Washington D.C. - Harry Weese, FAIA
#107 - IDS Center - Minneapolis - Philip Johnson, FAIA, Johnson/Burgee
#108 - Seattle Public Library - Seattle - Rem Koolhaas, Office for Metropolitan Architecture
#109 - Museum of Modern Art - San Francisco - Mario Botta, Hon. FAIA
#110 - Union Station - Chicago - Daniel Burnham, Graham, Anderson, Probst & White
#111 - United Nations Headquarters - NYC -International Committee of Architects, Wallace K. Harrison, chairman; Oscar Niemeyer; Le Corbusier
#112 - National Building Museum (Pension Building) - Washington D.C. - Montgomery C. Meigs
#113 - Fenway Park - Boston - Osborn Architects & Engineers
#114 - Dana Thomas House - Springfield, IL - Frank Lloyd Wright
#115 - TWA Terminal, Kennedy Airport NYC Eero Saarinen, FAIA
#116 - The Athenaeum - New Harmony, IN - Richard Meier, FAIA
#117 - Walker Art Center - Minneapolis - Herzog & de Meuron
#118 - American Airlines Center - Dallas - David M. Schwarz, FAIA; Architectural Services; HKS
#119 - Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa - Phoenix Albert - Chase McArthur
#120 - Los Angeles Central Library - Los Angeles - Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue
#121 - San Francisco International Airport - San Francisco - Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; Del Campo & Maru Architects; Michael Willis Architects
#122 - Oriole Park at Camden Yards - Baltimore - Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum
#123 - Taliesin West - Scottsdale, AZ - Frank Lloyd Wright
#124 - United States Holocaust Memorial Museum = Washington D.C. - James Ingo Freed, FAIA, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
#125 - Citicorp Center - NYC - Hugh Stubbins & Associates; Emery Roth & Sons
#126 - V. C. Morris Gift Shop (Xanadu Gallery) - San Francisco - Frank Lloyd Wright
#127 - Union Station - Kansas City, MO - Jarvis Hunt
#128 - Rookery Building - Chicago Burnham and Root
#129 - Weisman Art Museum - Minneapolis - Frank Gehry, FAIA
#130 - Douglas House - Harbor Springs, MI - Richard Meier, FAIA
#131 - Hollyhock House - Los Angeles - Frank Lloyd Wright
#132 - Pennzoil Place - Houston - Philip Johnson, FAIA; Johnson/Burgee
#133 - Royalton Hotel - NYC - Philippe Starck
#134 - Reliant Astrodome - Houston - Hermon Lloyd, FAIA & W. B. Morgan; Wilson, Morris, Crain and Anderson
#135 - Safeco Field - Seattle - NBBJ
#136 - Corning Museum of Glass - Corning, NY - Gunnar Birkerts, FAIA
#137 - 30th Street Station - Philadelphia - Graham, Anderson, Probst & White
#138 - Robie House - Chicago - Frank Lloyd Wright
#139 - Williams Tower (Transco Tower) - Houston - Philip Johnson, FAIA, Johnson/Burgee
#140 - Stahl House (Case Study House #22) - Los Angeles - Pierre Koenig
#141 - Apple SoHo - NYC - Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
#142 - John Hancock Towers - Boston Henry Cobb, FAIA, Pei Cobb Freed
#143 - Pennsylvania Station - NYC - McKim, Mead & White
#144 - Hyatt Regency - San Francisco - John Portman, FAIA
#145 - Carson Pirie Scott - Chicago - Louis Sullivan, FAIA
#146 - Museum of Modern Art - NYC - Philip Goodwin, FAIA and Edward Durell Stone, FAIA
#147 - Auditorium Building - Chicago - Adler & Sullivan (Louis Sullivan, FAIA)
#148 - Brown Palace Hotel - Denver, CO - Frank E. Edbrooke
#149 - Ingalls Ice Arena, Yale University - New Haven, CT - Eero Saarinen, FAIA
#150 - Battle Hall, University of Texas - Austin - Cass Gilbert, FAIA

Group Rules

Rules of the AIA 150: America's Favorite Architecture Flickr Group

* Content: Post only those sites listed on the America's Favorite Architecture list. The 150 sites are listed below.

Multiple postings of the same site are encouraged, but please try to space them out. In other words, don't flood the pool with 20 pictures in a row of the Empire State Building.

* Tags: Please tag all your photos with "AIA150". Please tag your photo with the site's name and the city (NYC for new york) so that the links will work. Tags of the architect(s) are good, too.

Geotag your photos so they can show up on the map

Include as many other details as you can. Descriptions are always appreciated.

* Comments: Comments are encouraged. It makes the group more fun. Please tag any comments with
<a href="https://www.flickr.com/groups/AIA150">AIA 150</a> to help promote the group.

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