Famous International Style Buildings

List of famous buildings in the International style movement, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of International style buildings, structures and monuments includes information like what city the structure is in, and when it was first opened to the public. There are a lot of historic International style structures around the world, so why not save some money and check them out here without having to pay for travel? These popular International style buildings attract visitors from all over the world, so if you're ever near them you should definitely pay them a visit. You can rank all of these items, from MetLife Building to Farnsworth House.

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  • 1 Treasury Place is a government building in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia that was built in the '60s and comprises five levels of office accommodation. The building was designed by architect Barry Patten of Yuncken Freeman Architects according to the internationalist style of architecture. The building is home to the Victorian Government Department of Premier and Cabinet and Department of Treasury and Finance. The building is also home to the office of the Secretary of DTF, the office of the Premier of Victoria, and the office of the Treasurer of Victoria.
    • City/Town: Victoria, Australia
    • Created By: Barry Patten
    • Style: International style
  • 1211 Avenue of the Americas is an International style skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. Formerly called the Celanese Building, it was completed in 1973 as part of the Rockefeller Center extension, that started in the late 1950s with the Time-Life Building. The Celanese Corporation would later move to Dallas, Texas. 1211 is owned by an affiliate of Beacon Capital Partners, and leasing is managed by Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., of which the Rockefeller Group was once a major shareholder. The building is the American headquarters for 21st Century Fox and News Corp, both controlled by Australian businessman Rupert Murdoch. The building is well known for housing the main studios of ...more
    • Opened: Jan 01 1973
    • City/Town: New York City, New York, USA
    • Created By: Wallace Harrison
    • Style: International style
  • 25 Avenue de Versailles

    25 Avenue de Versailles was Berthold Lubetkin's first architectural commission, which was designed with Jean Ginsburg in 1928. Jean Ginsburg's father was the developer.
    • Opened: Jan 01 1928
    • City/Town: Paris, France
    • Created By: Berthold Lubetkin, Jean Ginsburg
    • Style: International style
  • 299 Park Avenue is an office building in New York City located on Park Avenue between 48th and 49th streets. The building is home to the New York headquarters of UBS Investment Bank which occupies approximately two-thirds of the floors.
    • Opened: Jan 01 1967
    • City/Town: New York City, New York, USA
    • Created By: Emery Roth
    • Style: International style
  • The McGraw Hill Building at 330 West 42nd Street is a building 33 stories and 485 feet high, located in the Hell's Kitchen section of Manhattan, New York City. It was completed in 1931 and designed by Raymond Hood. The second building named after McGraw Hill in New York City, it replaces the function of the original McGraw-Hill building at 469 Tenth Avenue. The exterior walls of the building are panels of blue-green terra-cotta ceramic tiles, alternating with green-metal-framed windows, with a strongly horizontal orientation. The building was the only one in the city displayed the influential International Style exhibition in 1932, and as such, it has also been cited as a landmark of Art ...more
    • Opened: Jan 01 1931
    • City/Town: Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
    • Created By: Raymond Hood
    • Style: International style, Art Deco, Streamline Moderne
  • 500 Place D'Armes

    500 Place d'Armes is an International style building on the historic Place d'Armes square in Old Montreal quarter of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Completed in 1968 as the Banque canadienne nationale tower, it is Montreal's 11th tallest building, at 133 m, 32 storeys. It was designed by Montreal architects Pierre Boulva and Jacques David, whose other prominent Montreal projects included the Palais de justice de Montréal, Théâtre Maisonneuve, the Dow Planetarium and the Place-des-Arts, Atwater and Lucien-L'Allier metro stations.
    • Opened: Jan 01 1968
    • City/Town: Québec, Canada
    • Style: International style