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Aqua is an 84-story mixed-use residential skyscraper in the Lakeshore East development in downtown Chicago, Illinois.
An architectural style is characterized by the features that make a building or other structure notable and historically identifiable.
A brick is a block or a single unit of a kneaded clay-bearing soil, sand and lime, or concrete material, fire-hardened or air-dried, used in masonry construction.
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The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-stayed/suspension bridge in New York City and is one of the oldest bridges of either type in the United States.
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The CBS Building in New York City, also known as "Black Rock", is the headquarters of CBS Corporation.
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Civic Center is the area of lower Manhattan, New York City, that encompasses New York City Hall, police headquarters, the courthouses in Foley Square and the surrounding area.
Deconstructivism is a development of postmodern architecture that began in the late 1980s.
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Eero Saarinen (August 20, 1910 – September 1, 1961) was a Finnish American architect and industrial designer of the 20th century famous for shaping his neofuturistic style according to the demands of the project: simple, sweeping, arching structural curves or machine-like rationalism.
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The Emporis Skyscraper Award is an award for architectural excellence regarding the design of buildings and their functionality.
The Financial District, also commonly referred to as FiDi, is a neighborhood located at the southern tip of borough of Manhattan in New York City, which comprises the offices and headquarters of many of the city's major financial institutions, including the New York Stock Exchange and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Forest City Enterprises is a $9-billion diversified real estate management and development company based in Cleveland, Ohio, United States.
Frank Owen Gehry, (born Frank Owen Goldberg), Globe and Mail, July 28, 2010 is a Canadian-born American architect, residing in Los Angeles.
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A kindergarten (German), literally children's garden, is a preschool educational approach traditionally based on playing, singing, practical activities such as drawing, and social interaction as part of the transition from home to school.
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New York City, the most populous city in the United States, is home to 5,845 completed high-rises, 101 of which are or taller.
The world's first skyscraper was built in Chicago in 1885.
This list of tallest buildings in the world ranks skyscrapers by height.
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) defines a residential building as one where 85 percent or more of its total floor area is dedicated to residential usage.
This list of works by Frank Gehry categorizes the work of the Pritzker Prize-winning architect.
Lower Manhattan, also known as Downtown Manhattan, is the southernmost part of the island of Manhattan, the main island and center of business and government of the City of New York, which itself originated at the southern tip of Manhattan Island in 1624.
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Lower Manhattan Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute care, teaching hospital in New York City and is one of the few hospitals in Lower Manhattan south of Greenwich Village.
Manhattan is the most densely populated of the five boroughs of New York City.
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Mixed-use development is—in a broad sense—any urban, suburban or village development, or even a single building, that blends a combination of residential, commercial, cultural, institutional, or industrial uses, where those functions are physically and functionally integrated, and that provides pedestrian connections.
New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.
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Nicolai Ouroussoff (born October 3, 1962) was the architecture critic for The New York Times from 2004 until June 2011.
Paul Goldberger (born December 4, 1950) is an American architectural critic and educator, and a Contributing Editor for Vanity Fair magazine.
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Spruce Street is a 3-block-long street located in the Financial District of the New York City borough of Manhattan at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge.
The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.
The New Yorker is an American magazine of reportage, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons, and poetry.
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The Western Hemisphere is a geographical term for the half of the Earth that lies west of the Prime Meridian (which crosses Greenwich, London, United Kingdom) and east of the Antimeridian, the other half being called the Eastern Hemisphere.
The Woolworth Building, at 233 Broadway, Manhattan, New York City, designed by architect Cass Gilbert and completed in 1913, is an early US skyscraper.
WSP Global Inc. is a Canadian-based business providing management and consultancy services to the built and natural environment.
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