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Country United States

Brutalism
Clowes Memorial Hall and Opera House, Butler University
Brutalism
Graphic Arts Technical Center
Brutalism 1988
The Rieveschl House
Brutalism 1965
DEMOLISHED
Stage Center (Mummer’s Theater)
Brutalism 1974
Perry–Castañeda Library
Brutalism
McMahon Hall, University of Washington
Brutalism 1963
Boston Architectural Center (today Boston Architectural College)
Brutalism
Louis D. Brandeis Hall of Justice
Brutalism 1958
Temple Street Parking Garage
Brutalism
Upper Hearst Parking Structure
Brutalism 1984
DEMOLISHED
Second Church of Christ, Scientist (later: Christian Church Buckhead)
Brutalism
Miami-Dade County School Board Administration Building South Tower
Brutalism 1967
DEMOLISHED
Farris Engineering Center, University of New Mexico
Brutalism
Metropolitan Correctional Center
Brutalism
United Covenant Presbyterian Church
Brutalism 1961
Parking Garage, University of Pennsylvania
Brutalism 1965
Alley Theatre
Brutalism
Government Center
World Heritage Site 1978
Mesa Verde National Park

A great concentration of ancestral Pueblo Indian dwellings, built from the 6th to the 12th century, can be found on the Mesa Verde plateau in south-west Colorado at an altitude of more than 2,600 m. Some 4,400 sites have been recorded, including village…

Brutalism
23rd Precinct, NYC Police Department / Engine Company No. 53, Ladder Company No. 43, 4th Division, NYC Fire Department
World Heritage Site 1979
Kluane / Wrangell-St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek

These parks comprise an impressive complex of glaciers and high peaks on both sides of the border between Canada (Yukon Territory and British Columbia) and the United States (Alaska). The spectacular natural landscapes are home to many grizzly bears, ca…

Brutalism 1967
Johnson Building, Boston Public Library
Brutalism
Melvin Municipal Office Building / Guilford County Courthouse
Brutalism
House of the Book, Brandeis-Bardin Institute, American Jewish University
Brutalism 1967
Government Center Parking Garage
Brutalism
Temple Beth Zion
Brutalism 1969
E. S. Bird Library, Syracuse University
Brutalism
Palm Springs Desert Museum (today: Palm Springs Art Museum)
World Heritage Site 1987
Chaco Culture

For over 2,000 years, Pueblo peoples occupied a vast region of the south-western United States. Chaco Canyon, a major centre of ancestral Pueblo culture between 850 and 1250, was a focus for ceremonials, trade and political activity for the prehistoric …

Brutalism 1959
DEMOLISHED
Akron Institute / Falls Medical Building
Brutalism 1967
Tucson Police Department and Tucson Fire Department
Brutalism
Towson Library
Brutalism 1957
Richards Medical Research Laboratories, University of Pennsylvania
Brutalism
South-Kendall Campus, Miami Dade College
Brutalism
Wean Hall, Carnegie Mellon University
Brutalism
Pacific Gas and Electric Company San Francisco (Embarcadero Substation)
Brutalism 1969
Addition to San Francisco Art Institute
Brutalism
DEMOLISHED
Nuclear Reactor Building (Moore Hall Annex), University of Washington
Brutalism
Richard C. Lee High School
Brutalism 1951
Yale Art Gallery
Brutalism
Newman Hall-Holy Spirit Parish
Brutalism
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Brutalism 1969
Storke Tower and Communications Plaza
Brutalism 1972
DEMOLISHED
American Press Institute
Brutalism
Lovett College, Rice University
World Heritage Site 1995
Carlsbad Caverns National Park

This karst landscape in the state of New Mexico comprises over 80 recognized caves. They are outstanding not only for their size but also for the profusion, diversity and beauty of their mineral formations. Lechuguilla Cave stands out from the others, p…

World Heritage Site 2010
Papahānaumokuākea

Papahānaumokuākea is a vast and isolated linear cluster of small, low lying islands and atolls, with their surrounding ocean, roughly 250 km to the northwest of the main Hawaiian Archipelago and extending over some 1931 km. The area has deep cosmologi…

Brutalism
Mudd Center, Oberlin College Library
Brutalism
City Hall
Brutalism 1959
Ezra Stiles and Morse Colleges, Yale University
Brutalism 1969
R.L. Smith Mechanical Engineering – Engineering Mechanics Building, Michigan Technological University
Brutalism 1962
Arlington Temple
Brutalism 1969
U.S. Federal Building
Brutalism 1972
Humanities Building, University of New Mexico
Brutalism
Buffalo News Building
Brutalism
Maine North High School
Brutalism
Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts
Brutalism 1971
Gelman Library, George Washington University
World Heritage Site 1981
Olympic National Park

Located in the north-west of Washington State, Olympic National Park is renowned for the diversity of its ecosystems. Glacier-clad peaks interspersed with extensive alpine meadows are surrounded by an extensive old growth forest, among which is the best…

Brutalism 1972
City Hall
Brutalism
City Hall
World Heritage Site 1987
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

This site contains two of the most active volcanoes in the world, Mauna Loa (4,170 m high) and Kilauea (1,250 m high), both of which tower over the Pacific Ocean. Volcanic eruptions have created a constantly changing landscape, and the lava flows reveal…

Brutalism 1968
International House
Brutalism
Free Public Library
Brutalism 1965
Knights of Columbus Building
Brutalism
Launinger Library, Georgetown University
Brutalism
DEMOLISHED
American Express Building
Brutalism
Yosemite Hall, California Polytechnic State University
Brutalism 1964
Morristown Skymart
Brutalism
Bracken Library, Ball State University
Brutalism
Church of the Crucifixion
Brutalism 1967
James H. Albertson Center for Learning Resources, University Of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
Brutalism
Central Library
Brutalism 1968
Swaim House
Brutalism 1967
Colony Square
Brutalism 1967
North Building (today: Peter and Pat Cook Academic Hall), Grand Rapids Community College
Brutalism 1969
George Wharton Pepper Middle School
Brutalism
Joseph Regenstein Library, University of Chicago
Brutalism
Federal Reserve
Brutalism
Cummings Life Science Center, University of Chicago
Brutalism 1965
Everson Museum of Art
Brutalism
Knights of Columbus Museum
Brutalism 1967
Physical Science Center, University of Oklahoma
World Heritage Site 2015
San Antonio Missions

The site encompasses a group of five frontier mission complexes situated along a stretch of the San Antonio River basin in southern Texas, as well as a ranch located 37 kilometres to the south. It includes architectural and archaeological structures, fa…

Brutalism
Huron Towers
Brutalism
St. Basil Catholic Chruch
Brutalism 1973
Cedar Square West (today: Riverside Plaza)
Brutalism
Paier College of Art
Brutalism 1983
William P. Hobby State Office Building
Brutalism
Wichita Public Library
Brutalism 1972
Hubert H. Humphrey Building
Brutalism
Jennie King Mellon Library, Chatham College
Brutalism 1964
Crosley Tower, University of Cincinnati
Brutalism
Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California
Brutalism
Civic Center Synagogue
Brutalism 1962
Boston Government Service Center
World Heritage Site 2014
Monumental Earthworks of Poverty Point

Monumental Earthworks of Poverty Point owes its name to a 19th-century plantation close to the site, which is in the Lower Mississippi Valley on a slightly elevated and narrow landform. The complex comprises five mounds, six concentric semi-elliptical r…

Brutalism
Kirsch Home
Brutalism 1973
University Theater, CSU Dominguez Hills
Brutalism 1962
Salk Institute
Brutalism 1966
John Muir College
Brutalism
Mailman Center for Child Development, University of Miami
World Heritage Site 1978
Yellowstone National Park

The vast natural forest of Yellowstone National Park covers nearly 9,000 km2 ; 96% of the park lies in Wyoming, 3% in Montana and 1% in Idaho. Yellowstone contains half of all the world’s known geothermal features, with more than 10,000 examples. It als…

Brutalism
DEMOLISHED
Exodus House
Brutalism 2016
Hawaiian Electric Company
Brutalism
Federal Building / United States Courthouse
Brutalism 1958
Wurster Hall (UC Berkeley)
Brutalism 1947
Baker House Dormitory, Massachussets Institute of Technology (MIT)
Brutalism
Katselas House
Brutalism 1972
University of Arizona Main Library
Brutalism
Miami Police Department
Brutalism 1973
Coral Gables Public Safety Building
Brutalism
St. Francis de Sales
Brutalism
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art
Brutalism
Holyoke Center
Brutalism
Christ Episcopal Church
World Heritage Site 2019
The 20th-Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright

The property consists of eight buildings in the United States designed by the architect during the first half of the 20th century. These include the Fallingwater (Mill Run, Pennsylvania), the Herbert and Katherine Jacobs House (Madison, Wisconsin) and t…

Brutalism
Kansas City International Airport
Brutalism
Weiss Research Building
Brutalism 1973
Arapahoe Community College
Brutalism 1965
DEMOLISHED
Morris A. Mechanic Theater
World Heritage Site 1980
Redwood National and State Parks

Redwood National Park comprises a region of coastal mountains bordering the Pacific Ocean north of San Francisco. It is covered with a magnificent forest of coastal redwood trees, the tallest and most impressive trees in the world. The marine and land l…

World Heritage Site 1982
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site

Cahokia Mounds, some 13 km north-east of St Louis, Missouri, is the largest pre-Columbian settlement north of Mexico. It was occupied primarily during the Mississippian period (800–1400), when it covered nearly 1,600 ha and included some 120 mounds. I…

Brutalism
City Hall
Brutalism 1962
Dartmouth Campus, University of Massachusetts
Brutalism 1969
Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum
World Heritage Site 1981
Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park, located in the state of Kentucky, has the world’s largest network of natural caves and underground passageways, which are characteristic examples of limestone formations. The park and its underground network of more than 560 …

Brutalism
Citibank
World Heritage Site 1979
Everglades National Park

This site at the southern tip of Florida has been called ‘a river of grass flowing imperceptibly from the hinterland into the sea’. The exceptional variety of its water habitats has made it a sanctuary for a large number of birds and reptiles, as well a…

Brutalism 1978
Seeley G. Mudd Building
Brutalism
Broward County Southern Regional Courthouse
Brutalism 1960
Carpenter Center, Harvard University
Brutalism 1959
New Haven Central Fire Station
Brutalism 1960
Married Students Housing, Yale University
Brutalism
Mosse Humanities Building, University of Wisconsin
Brutalism
Raymond Hillard Homes
Brutalism
Warner College of Natural Resources, Colorado State University
Brutalism 1975
Strom Thurmond Federal Building and United States Courthouse
Brutalism
Engineering Center, University of Colorado
Brutalism
St. Mary’s Hospital
Brutalism
Loeb Drama Center
Brutalism
Briggs Hall, University of California
Brutalism
College of Environmental Design, Building 7, California Polytechnic State University
Brutalism
Old Westbury Campus, State University of New York
Brutalism
Haggett Hall, University of Washington
Brutalism 1960
Tucson City Hall
Brutalism 1966
Pima Community College West Campus
Brutalism
Geisel Library, University of California
Brutalism 1969
Earl W. Brydges Public Library
Brutalism
Corson Auditorium / Grand Traverse Performing Arts Center
Brutalism 1945
Alumni Memorial Hall, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)
Brutalism
Rutland Road Houses
Brutalism 1959
First Unitarian Church
Brutalism
Women’s National Democratic Club Annex
Brutalism
Campus Center (today: Hotel UMass), University of Massachusetts
Brutalism 1975
Baltimore County Courts
World Heritage Site 1983
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Stretching over more than 200,000 ha, this exceptionally beautiful park is home to more than 3,500 plant species, including almost as many trees (130 natural species) as in all of Europe. Many endangered animal species are also found there, including wh…

Brutalism 1971
Union Bank
World Heritage Site 1995
Waterton Glacier International Peace Park

In 1932 Waterton Lakes National Park (Alberta, Canada) was combined with the Glacier National Park (Montana, United States) to form the world’s first International Peace Park. Situated on the border between the two countries and offering outstanding sce…

Brutalism 1968
Holiday Inn Chinatown (today: Hilton Hotel)
Brutalism
Jim Ellis Freeway Park
Brutalism
Elicott Complex, University of Buffalo
Brutalism
Bradfield Hall, Cornell University
World Heritage Site 1984
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park lies in the heart of California. With its ‘hanging’ valleys, many waterfalls, cirque lakes, polished domes, moraines and U-shaped valleys, it provides an excellent overview of all kinds of granite relief fashioned by glaciation. A…

Brutalism
Bath Building
Brutalism 1959
Philadelphia Police Department Headquarters “Roundhouse”
Brutalism
Gund Hall, Harvard University
Brutalism
Milwaukee County War Memorial
Brutalism 1968
Washington Metro (Waffle Slab Vault Stations)
Brutalism
Phillips Memorial Library, Providence College
Brutalism 1966
Sea Ranch
Brutalism
AT&T Longlines Building (33 Thomas Street)
Brutalism 1962
Empire State Plaza
Brutalism 1971
Wilson Hall, Fermilab
Brutalism
Lincoln Executive Plaza (today Daily Herald Building)
Brutalism 1962
Boston City Hall
Brutalism
Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse
Brutalism
City Hall
Brutalism 1965
Goddard Library, Clark University
Brutalism
DEMOLISHED
Library, Crafton Hills Community College
Brutalism 1959
Chatham Towers
Brutalism
Norris University Center, Northwestern University
Brutalism
Knight Campus, Rhode Island Junior College
Brutalism 1965
DEMOLISHED
New Haven Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Brutalism
Rarig Center, University of Minnesota
World Heritage Site 1979
Grand Canyon National Park

Carved out by the Colorado River, the Grand Canyon (nearly 1,500 m deep) is the most spectacular gorge in the world. Located in the state of Arizona, it cuts across the Grand Canyon National Park. Its horizontal strata retrace the geological history of …

Brutalism
Houston Post (today: Houston Chronicle)
Brutalism
Kendrick Lakes Elementary School
Brutalism 1965
San Diego Stadium (today: SDCCU Stadium)
Brutalism 1962
Port Authority Heliport (today: Terrace on the Park)
Brutalism
28th Precinct NYC Police Department
Brutalism 1967
Behavioral Sciences Building, University of Illinois
Brutalism
The Egg
Brutalism
Redding Civic Auditorium
Brutalism
Schmitt Academic Center, DePaul University
Brutalism 1969
DEMOLISHED
Prentice Women’s Hospital
Brutalism
Buffalo City Court Building
World Heritage Site 1979
Independence Hall

The Declaration of Independence (1776) and the Constitution of the United States (1787) were both signed in this building in Philadelphia. The universal principles of freedom and democracy set forth in these documents are of fundamental importance to Am…

World Heritage Site 1987
Monticello and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville

Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826), author of the American Declaration of Independence and third president of the United States, was also a talented architect of neoclassical buildings. He designed Monticello (1769–1809), his plantation home, and his idea…

Brutalism 1965
Robert C. Weaver Federal Building
Brutalism
Fall River Government Center
Brutalism 1965
University of Arizona Mathematics Building
World Heritage Site 1984
Statue of Liberty

Made in Paris by the French sculptor Bartholdi, in collaboration with Gustave Eiffel (who was responsible for the steel framework), this towering monument to liberty was a gift from France on the centenary of American independence. Inaugurated in 1886, …

World Heritage Site 1983
La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico

Between the 16th and 20th centuries, a series of defensive structures was built at this strategic point in the Caribbean Sea to protect the city and the Bay of San Juan. They represent a fine display of European military architecture adapted to harbour…

Brutalism 1962
New England Aquarium
Brutalism
Roosevelt Island “Northtown”
Brutalism 1959
Begrisch Hall, Bronx Community College, City University of New York
Brutalism 1970
Combustion Engineering Corporation Headquarters
Brutalism
Ohio Historical Center
Brutalism 1963
Lake Anne Village Center
Brutalism
Jackson House
Brutalism
DEMOLISHED
Lincoln Square Synagogue
Brutalism
68th Precinct, NYC Police Department
Brutalism
John Stauffer Science Lecture Hall, University of Southern California
Brutalism 1970
Guilford County Law Enforcement Center
Brutalism 1966
Southside Middle School
Brutalism
Broome County Cultural Center (today Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena)
Brutalism
Pet Milk Building (today: Pointe 400 Luxury Apartments)
Brutalism
Wesley W. Posvar Hall (WWPH), University of Pittsburgh
Brutalism
Hawaii State Capitol
Brutalism 1962
Orlando Public Library
Brutalism 1970
United States Post Office
Brutalism
Oakland Museum (today: Oakland Museum of California)
Brutalism 1962
J. Edgar Hoover FBI Building
Brutalism
Whitney Museum of Art (today The Met Breuer)
Brutalism 1968
Becton Engineering and Applied Science Center, Yale University
Brutalism
Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas
World Heritage Site 1992
Taos Pueblo

Situated in the valley of a small tributary of the Rio Grande, this adobe settlement – consisting of dwellings and ceremonial buildings – represents the culture of the Pueblo Indians of Arizona and New Mexico.

Brutalism 1971
Tucson Community Center Music Hall, Little Theater, Arena
Brutalism
Law and Education Tower (Pappas Law Tower), Boston University
Brutalism
Mosswood Building (today: Kaiser Permanente Pediatrics Building)
Brutalism
Tiber Island Cooperative Homes / Carrollsburg Square Condominium
Brutalism
North Seattle College
Brutalism
Rowland Hall, University of California
Brutalism
DCFD Engine 2 Rescue 1
Brutalism 1969
Atlanta Central Library
Brutalism
Ocean Hill Intermediate School
Brutalism
Henry Hinds Laboratory, University of Chicago
Brutalism 1964
Berkeley Art Museum, University of California
Brutalism
Glendale Civic Center
Brutalism 1971
St. Paul’s Cathedral
Brutalism
Oak Cliff Savings and Loan Building (today: Faulkner Tower)
Brutalism
DEMOLISHED
John E. Fogarty Memorial Building
Brutalism 1959
Art and Architecture Building, Yale University
Brutalism
Murry Bergtraum High School for Business Careers
Brutalism 1964
Asarco Headquarters
Brutalism 1965
One Commercial Place
Brutalism 1950
St. John’s Abbey Church
Brutalism 1968
Armstrong Rubber Company Headquarters (Pirelli Tire Building)
Brutalism 1966
Vilas Communication Hall, University of Wisconsin
Brutalism 1961
Mesa Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
Brutalism
Larsen Hall, Harvard University
Brutalism 1963
Orange County Government Center