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List of John Wellborn Root buildings, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Most, if not all prominent John Wellborn Root architecture appears on this list, including houses, churches and other structures where applicable. This list contains information like what city the structure can be found in, and when it was first opened to the public. If you want to find out even more about these famous John Wellborn Root buildings you can click on the building names to get additional information.

This list has a variety of buildings, like Grand Central Terminal and Rookery Building, in it.

This list answers the questions, "What buildings did John Wellborn Root design?" and "What do John Wellborn Root structures look like?"
Flatiron Building is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of John Wellborn Root Architecture
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The Flatiron Building, originally the Fuller Building, is located at 175 Fifth Avenue in the borough of Manhattan, New York City, and is considered to be a groundbreaking skyscraper. Upon completion in 1902, it was one of the tallest buildings in the city and one of only two skyscrapers north of ...more

City/Town: New York City, New York, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1902

Structural Height (m): 87.0

Floors: 22

Architect: Daniel Burnham, Frederick P. Dinkelberg

Created By: Daniel Burnham, Frederick P. Dinkelberg

Style: Beaux-Arts architecture, Renaissance architecture, Neo-Renaissance

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Grand Central Terminal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of John Wellborn Root Architecture
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Grand Central Terminal is a commuter railroad terminal at 42nd Street and Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, United States. Built by and named for the New York Central Railroad in the heyday of American long-distance passenger rail travel, it covers 48 acres and has 44 platforms, ...more

City/Town: New York, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1903

Architect: John B. Snook, John Wellborn Root, Alfred T. Fellheimer, Cornelius Vanderbilt

Architecture Firm: Warren and Wetmore, Reed and Stem

Created By: John B. Snook, John Wellborn Root, Alfred T. Fellheimer, Cornelius Vanderbilt

Style: Beaux-Arts architecture

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Montauk Building


The Montauk Building - also referred to as Montauk Block - was a high-rise building in Chicago, Illinois. Designed by John Wellborn Root Sr. and Daniel Burnham, it was built in 1882–1883, and was demolished in 1902. According to Thomas Talmadge, "What Chartres was to the Gothic cathedral, the ...more

City/Town: Chicago, Chicagoland, Illinois, United States of America, United States, + more

Opened: Jan 01 1883

Architect: John Wellborn Root, Daniel Burnham

Created By: John Wellborn Root, Daniel Burnham

Monadnock Building is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of John Wellborn Root Architecture
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Monadnock Building


The Monadnock Building is a skyscraper located at 53 West Jackson Boulevard in the south Loop are of Chicago, Illinois. The north half of the building was designed by the firm of Burnham & Root and built starting in 1891. The tallest commercial iron frame building with a load-bearing exterior ...more

City/Town: Chicago, Illinois, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1893

Structural Height (m): 60.05

Floors: 17

Architecture Firm: Holabird & Roche, Burnham and Root

Created By: Holabird & Roche, Burnham and Root

Style: Chicago school