Landmarks Delaware Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Delaware skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Delaware architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Delaware are included on this list. Information about these Delaware buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Delaware and older historic landmarks.

List buildings include Draper House, Westlawn and many additional buildings as well.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Delaware?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Delaware. Famous architectural houses within the city of Delaware are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.

Academy of Newark

City/Town: Newark, Delaware, USA


Appoquinimink Friends Meetinghouse

Appoquinimink Friends Meetinghouse, also known as the Odessa Friends Meetinghouse, is a very small but historic Quaker meetinghouse on Main Street in Odessa, Delaware. It was built in 1785 by David Wilson and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. Members of the meeting, including John Hunn and his cousin John Alston, were active in the Underground Railroad and Harriet Tubman may have hid in the meetinghouse. Measuring about 20 feet by 22 feet, it may be the smallest brick house of worship in the United States. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Odessa, Delaware, USA


Austin Hall

Austin Hall is a registered historic building in Delaware, Ohio, listed in the National Register on March 18, 1985. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Delaware, Ohio, USA

Style: Colonial Revival architecture


Bradford-Loockerman House

Bradford-Loockerman House, also known as the Loockerman House, is a historic home located at Dover, Kent County, Delaware. The house is in two sections; one of brick and one frame. The original section dates from 1742 and is a 2 1/2-story, brick, nearly square five bay structure in a First Period English / early-Georgian style. Attached is a substantial later frame addition. It fronts directly on the sidewalk with no front dooryard, but has a large and very handsome garden behind the main house and on its south side. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. It is located in the Dover Green Historic District. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Dover, Delaware, USA