attractions List of Famous Honolulu Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Honolulu skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Honolulu architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Honolulu are included on this list. Information about these Honolulu 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 Honolulu and older historic landmarks.

Buildings include everything from Aloha Tower to Hawaii Theatre.

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

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

Alexander and Baldwin Building

City/Town: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Created By: Hart Wood

Honolulu Museum of Art is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Honolulu Buildings & Structures
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Honolulu Museum of Art

Doris Duke Theatre is a venue. ...more

City/Town: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Created By: Bertram Goodhue


Alexander Young Building

The Alexander Young Building was a building in Honolulu, Hawaii built during 1900-1903 by Alexander Young, a Honolulu mechanical engineer and businessman from Scotland. ...more

City/Town: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1900

Alfred Hocking House is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Honolulu Buildings & Structures
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Alfred Hocking House

The Alfred Hocking House at 1302 Nehoa Street in Honolulu, Hawaii was built in 1903 for Alfred Hocking, founder of the Honolulu Brewing and Malting Company. It was designed in Queen Anne style architecture by E.A.P. Newcomb, a nationally known architect newly arrived in Hawaiʻi, in partnership with the much younger but well-connected local architect C.W. Dickey. It was listed on the Hawaiʻi and National Register of Historic Places in 1984. Even after Alfred died in 1936 and his wife in 1940, the property remained in the Hocking family until 1947, when it was bought by Dr. and Mrs. Edmund Lee. After Dr. Lee died, the house was known by the name of his widow, Rose Chang Lee. By the time she ...more

City/Town: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1903

Created By: Charles William Dickey

Style: Queen Anne Style architecture (Great Britain & Australia)