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Postmodern Architecture Buildings/Structures

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List of famous buildings in the Postmodern architecture movement, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of Postmodern architecture 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 Postmodern architecture structures around the world, so why not save some money and check them out here without having to pay for travel? These popular Postmodern architecture buildings attract visitors from all over the world, so if you're ever near them you should definitely pay them a visit. Examples of items on this list: Centre Georges Pompidou, Gold Coast Hotel and Casino and many more.

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  • 1000 North Water Street is a 16 story 296 foot tall post-modern high rise office building in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It is the tenth tallest building in Milwaukee, and was completed in 1991, right at the tail end of a construction boom in Milwaukee that started in the late 1980s, and included 100 East Wisconsin, Northwestern Mutual Tower, and the Milwaukee Center. The facade and windows are a light pink color, giving it a unique appearance among Milwaukee's skyline....  more
    • Opened: Jan 01 1991
    • Structural Height (m): 90.22
    • Style: Postmodern architecture
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    461 Fifth Avenue

    461 Fifth Avenue at 40th street is a 28-story skyscraper located in the Grand Central Terminal area of the Midtown Manhattan section of New York City. The building was constructed in 1988 by the Mitsui Fudosan development group and designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill....  more
    • Opened: Jan 01 1989
    • City/Town: New York, USA
    • Structural Height (m): 114.6
    • Style: Postmodern architecture
    • Construction Started: 1988
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    77 West Wacker Drive

    77 West Wacker Drive, previously the United Building, is an office building in the Loop, Chicago. Finished in 1992, the building rises to a height of 668 ft with around 944,000 square feet of interior space. The building, with 51 floors, was designed by Ricardo Bofill. It was formerly known as the RR Donnelley Building when the RR Donnelley printing company was the primary tenant. RR Donnelley moved its corporate headquarters to a different location in May 2005, and in 2007 the building became the corporate headquarters of United Airlines. The deal included naming rights to the building. This was the world headquarters of Chicago-based United Airlines and its parent company United...  more
    • Opened: Jan 01 1992
    • City/Town: Illinois, USA
    • Structural Height (m): 204.0
    • Floors: 49
    • Architect: Ricardo Bofill
    • Created By: Ricardo Bofill
    • Style: Postmodern architecture
  • The 800 Westchester Avenue complex is a postmodern Class A office building located in Rye Brook, New York. It was designed by the architectural firm of Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates, LLC to serve as the corporate headquarter for General Foods. Described as an "aluminum business palace" and an "Aztec temple", and was also notable for being the subject of the largest real estate transaction of 2004....  more
    • Opened: Jan 01 1983
    • City/Town: New York, USA
    • Style: Postmodern architecture