The American Renaissance & “Gilded Age”

Villard Houses, New York (McKim, Mead, & White: 1883-85)

Villard Houses, New York (McKim, Mead, & White: 1883-85)

William K. Vanderbilt House, New York (Hunt, 1878)

The Breakers, Newport (Hunt: 1893-95)

The Breakers, Newport (Hunt: 1893-95)

The Breakers, Newport (Hunt: 1893-95)

The Breakers (Hall), Newport (Hunt: 1893-95)

The Breakers (Music Room), Newport (Hunt: 1893-95)

Marble House, Newport RI (Hunt: 1888-92)

Marble House (Hall), Newport RI (Hunt: 1888-92)

Marble House (Dining Room), Newport RI (Hunt: 1888-92)

Marble House (Gothic Room), Newport RI (Hunt: 1888-92)

Marble House (Bedroom), Newport RI (Hunt: 1888-92)

Marble House (Tea House), Newport RI (Hunt: 1888-92)

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Pennsylvania Station, New York (McKim, Mead & White: 1910 )

Pennsylvania Station, New York (McKim, Mead & White: 1910 )

Pennsylvania Station, New York (McKim, Mead & White: 1910 )

Pennsylvania Station, New York (McKim, Mead & White: 1910 )

Pennsylvania Station, New York (McKim, Mead & White: 1910 )

Boston Public Library, Boston MA (McKim, Mead & White, 1887-95)

Boston Public Library, Boston MA (McKim, Mead & White, 1887-95)

Boston Public Library, Boston MA (McKim, Mead & White, 1887-95)

Boston Public Library, Boston MA (McKim, Mead & White, 1887-95)

Boston Public Library (Sargent murals), Boston MA (McKim, Mead & White, 1887-95)

Boston Public Library (Sargent murals), Boston MA (McKim, Mead & White, 1887-95)

Boston Public Library, Boston MA (McKim, Mead & White, 1887-95) (“Quest for the Holy Grail” by Abbey in the Book Delivery Room)

Library of Congress, Washington DC (Smithmeyer & Pelz, 1886-97)

Library of Congress, Washington DC (Smithmeyer & Pelz, 1886-97)

Library of Congress (Great Hall), Washington DC (Smithmeyer & Pelz, 1886-97)

Library of Congress (Main Reading Room), Washington DC (Smithmeyer & Pelz, 1886-97)

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Library of Congress (Main Reading Room), Washington DC (Smithmeyer & Pelz, 1886-97)

Library of Congress (Great Hall; Blashfield frescoes), Washington DC (Smithmeyer & Pelz, 1886-97)

Renovation of Paris (Haussmann, 1853-70)

Renovation of Paris (Haussmann, 1853-70)

Renovation of Paris (Haussmann, 1853-70) (per Caillebotte)

Ringstraße, Vienna (from 1857)

Ringstraße, Vienna (from 1857)

Ringstraße, Vienna (from 1857)

Ringstraße, Vienna (from 1857)

Andrassy Ut & Heroes Square, Budapest (Millennium Monument by Albert Schickedanz, 1896)

Andrassy Ut & Heroes Square, Budapest (Millennium Monument by Albert Schickedanz, 1896)

Andrassy Ut & Heroes Square, Budapest (Millennium Monument by Albert Schickedanz, 1896)

Columbian Exposition, Chicago (Burnham, 1893)

Columbian Exposition, Chicago (Burnham, 1893)

Columbian Exposition, Chicago (Palace of Fine Arts, Charles Atwood)

Columbian Exposition, Chicago (Administration Building, Hunt)

Columbian Exposition, Chicago (Administration Building, Hunt)

Columbian Exposition, Chicago (Transportation Bldg., Sullivan)

Columbian Exposition, Chicago (Ho-o-den)

Columbian Exposition, Chicago (Ferris Wheel)

Columbian Exposition, Chicago

Plan, Washington, DC (L’Enfant, 1791)

McMillan Plan, Washington, DC (Burnham, 1901)

McMillan Plan, Washington, DC (Burnham, 1901)

Plan of Chicago (Burnham, 1909)

Plan of Chicago (Burnham, 1909)

Plan of Chicago (Burnham, 1909)

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