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Old December 30th, 2015, 02:36 AM   #741
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The old classic MetLife, former PanAm Tower in New York City, built in the mid-1960s:















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Old December 30th, 2015, 02:39 AM   #742
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Old December 30th, 2015, 07:48 AM   #743
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The Calhoun School NYC, 1975 Costas Machlouzarides


The Television Buidling by pat calligy, on Flickr



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Old December 30th, 2015, 01:49 PM   #744
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Some amazing pieces of architecture on the last pages everyone, very inspiring, special kudos to TOG!
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Old December 31st, 2015, 02:06 AM   #745
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The old classic MetLife, former PanAm Tower in New York City, built in the mid-1960s:






Horrid building.
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Old December 31st, 2015, 02:09 AM   #746
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The Calhoun School NYC, 1975 Costas Machlouzarides
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Old December 31st, 2015, 09:25 AM   #747
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I liked interior...nice one
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Old December 31st, 2015, 05:46 PM   #748
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Cunningham Residence, Oklahoma City, OK, USA (1962)
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Old January 3rd, 2016, 03:34 AM   #749
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The strategically placed Pirelli Tower in Buenos Aires:



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Old January 3rd, 2016, 07:51 PM   #750
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Abraham A. Ribicoff Federal Building - Hartford, Connecticut - 1963
Architect: Prentice & Frid



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Old January 4th, 2016, 12:15 AM   #751
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Been going through a list of federal courthouses and post offices so look forward to a few more posts.

United States Post Office and Courthouse - Council Bluffs, Iowa - 1959
Architects: Brooks-Borg & Robert C. Robinson


Source: https://www.google.com/maps/@41.2612...2!8i6656?hl=en
Old Federal Courthouse and Post Office 51501 (Council Bluffs, Iowa) by Jordan McAlister, on Flickr
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Old January 4th, 2016, 01:26 AM   #752
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Sorry about the Google Street View images for these ones. There are unfortunately few high resolution photos of these buildings. I would love to see what the interior of this one looks like.

C. Clifton Young Federal Building and United States Courthouse - Reno, Nevada - 1965
Architect: Lockard, Casazza, Parsons & Associates




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Old January 4th, 2016, 02:01 AM   #753
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That's a nice colour
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Old January 4th, 2016, 02:33 AM   #754
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Margaret Chase Smith Federal Building - Bangor, Maine - 1968





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Old January 4th, 2016, 02:43 PM   #755
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, 1955
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Sol Friedman House, Pleasantville, NY, USA (1948)
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The SOMISA Building in Buenos Aires, who also was one of the main examples of the modern architecture of the post-war era in the Americas:























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University of Stuttgart College Building II, Stuttgart, Germany (1965)
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Kollegiengebäude II, Freiburg, Germany (1964)
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