List of Philip Johnson Architecture

List of Philip Johnson buildings, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Most, if not all prominent Philip Johnson 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 Philip Johnson buildings you can click on the building names to get additional information.

These buildings, like Museum of Modern Art and Williams Tower include images when available.

This list answers the questions, "What buildings did Philip Johnson design?" and "What do Philip Johnson structures look like?"

  • 101 California Street is a 48-story office skyscraper completed in 1982 in the Financial District of San Francisco, California. The 183 m tower, providing 1,250,000 sq ft of office space, is bounded by California, Davis, Front, and Pine Streets near Market Street.
    • City/Town: San Francisco, California, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1982
    • Structural Height (m): 183.0
    • Floors: 48
    • Created By: Philip Johnson, John Burgee
    • Construction Started: 1979
  • 190 South LaSalle Street

    190 South LaSalle Street is a 573 ft tall skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois. It was completed in 1987 and has 40 floors. Johnson/Burgee Architects designed the building, which is the 57th tallest building in Chicago. The lobby of the building features a tapestry by Helena Hernmarck titled "The 1909 Plan of Chicago" depicting the Civic Center Plaza proposed in the Burnham Plan of Chicago.
    • City/Town: Illinois, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1987
    • Structural Height (m): 174.65
  • One Ninety One Peachtree Tower is a 235 m 50-story skyscraper in Atlanta, Georgia. Designed by Johnson/Burgee Architects and Kendall/Heaton Associates Inc, the building was completed in 1990 and is the fourth tallest in the city, winning the BOMA Building of the Year Awards the next year, repeating in 1998 and 2003. Throughout the 1990s 191 Peachtree was considered Atlanta's premier business address. However when two of its largest tenants, law firm King & Spalding, and Wachovia moved to Midtown's new 1180 Peachtree and Atlantic Station respectively in 2006, most of the building was left vacant. That same year, Cousins Properties purchased the building from Equity Office Properties, which ...more
    • City/Town: Georgia, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1990
    • Structural Height (m): 235.0
    • Floors: 50
    • Architect: Philip Johnson, John Burgee
    • Created By: Philip Johnson, John Burgee
  • 500 Boylston Street is a 1.3 million square foot Post-Modern building located in the Back Bay section of Boston and part of the city's High Spine, completed in 1989. It sits next to the landmark Trinity Church, Boston. It dominates the western half of the city block bounded by Boylston, Clarendon and Berkeley streets and St. James Avenue. It was designed by John Burgee Architects with Philip Johnson, with structural engineering by LeMessurier Consultants and MEP/FP engineering by Cosentini Associates, Inc. The construction project was managed by Bond Brothers. It cost $100,000,000 to build. The site contains approximately 137,000 square feet of land area, with approximately 500 feet of ...more
    • City/Town: Massachusetts, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1985
    • Structural Height (m): 99.97
    • Floors: 25
    • Architect: Philip Johnson, John Burgee
    • Created By: Philip Johnson, John Burgee
  • 400 West Market is a skyscraper in Downtown Louisville, Kentucky. The 35-story, 549-foot high structure was designed by architect John Burgee with Philip Johnson and was completed in 1993 at the cost of US$100 million. The building, originally named Capital Holding Center, was later renamed Providian Center and AEGON Center as the business was renamed and sold. AEGON left the building in 2010, and the building was renamed 400 West Market in 2014. Currently the tallest building in the state of Kentucky, the building is constructed of reinforced concrete, as opposed to the steel construction usual for buildings of its height. A distinctive feature of the building is the 80-foot high ...more
    • City/Town: Kentucky, USA
    • Opened: Apr 01 1993
    • Structural Height (m): 167.34
    • Architect: Philip Johnson, John Burgee
    • Created By: Philip Johnson, John Burgee
    • Construction Started: 1991-07
  • Amon Carter Museum

    The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is located in Fort Worth, Texas. It was established by Amon G. Carter to house his collection of paintings and sculpture by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell. Carter's will provided a museum in Fort Worth devoted to American art. His daughter, Ruth Carter Stevenson, carried out his wishes and the museum opened to the public in January 1961. When the museum opened in the aforementioned year, its first director, Mitchell A. Wilder, sought a broader vision for its collection. Wilder believed that the grand story of American art could be interpreted as the history of many artists at different times working on "successive frontiers" in the great ...more
    • City/Town: Texas, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1961
    • Architect: Philip Johnson
    • Created By: Philip Johnson
    • Style: Renaissance architecture