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

List buildings include United Nations Headquarters, Corning Museum of Glass and many additional buildings as well.

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

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

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

Opened: Jan 01 1973

Structural Height (m): 180.44

Created By: Wallace Harrison

Style: International style

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Avery Fisher Hall is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Wallace Harrison Architecture
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Avery Fisher Hall is a concert hall in New York City's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts complex on Manhattan's Upper West Side. The 2,738 seat auditorium opened in 1962, and is the home of the New York Philharmonic. The facility, designed by Max Abramovitz, was originally named Philharmonic Hall and was renamed in honor of philanthropist Avery Fisher, who donated $10.5 million to the orchestra in 1973. In November 2014, Lincoln Center officials announced Fisher's name would be removed from the Hall so that naming rights could be sold to the highest bidder as part of a $500 million fund-raising campaign to refurbish the Hall.David Geffen has donated $100 million US dollars to rename the ...more

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

Opened: Sep 23 1962

Architect: Philip Johnson, Max Abramovitz, Wallace Harrison

Created By: Philip Johnson, Max Abramovitz, Wallace Harrison

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Corning Museum of Glass is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Wallace Harrison Architecture
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Corning Museum of Glass


The Corning Museum of Glass is a museum in Corning, New York dedicated to the art, history and science of glass. It was founded in 1951 by Corning Glass Works and currently has a collection of more than 45,000 glass objects, some over 3,500 years old. ...more

City/Town: New York, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1981

Architect: Wallace Harrison, Gunnar Birkerts

Created By: Wallace Harrison, Gunnar Birkerts

Cultural Education Center is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Wallace Harrison Architecture
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The Cultural Education Center is attached to the south side of the Empire State Plaza in Albany, New York, United States. Specifically located on Madison Avenue, it faces northward towards the New York State Capitol building. Construction of the building, which was designed in the Brutalist style, was completed in 1961. The eleven story, 1.5 million square foot building houses the main offices of New York State Office of Cultural Education, which includes the New York State Museum, the New York State Archives, and the New York State Library. Another view of the Cultural Education Center Details of New York State Museum, Albany. ...more

City/Town: New York, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1976

Architect: Max Abramovitz, Wallace Harrison

Created By: Max Abramovitz, Wallace Harrison

Style: Modern architecture

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