Traveling for Architecture!

Old Mar 24th, 2015, 02:47 PM
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Traveling for Architecture!

Hey everyone!

So I love to check out local architecture whenever I travel to somewhere new, so I generally research the architects of each building that I plan to visit ahead of time. Does anyone else do this? It might be an interesting idea to supplement some articles on this site, and I'm having a hard time making a comment on any of the posts with some additional architect information.

Maybe this is something the moderators could consider? I did a little research on one of the articles I was reading and am providing some links to additional information about where I got my information just to get the ball rolling.

My main question - is this the right place to publish this information on Fodor's, or is there some need for a regular contribution to the site/forum on architecture-specific topics?

I'd love to hear your thoughts, or get your help filling in a couple blanks in my research!

Mike

15 BEST SMALL-TOWN MUSEUMS IN THE U.S.
http://www.fodors.com/news/photos/15...eums-in-the-us


The Huntington Library - San Marina, California
Designed by Myron Hunt and Elmer Grey
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myron_Hunt
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elmer_Grey

National Museum of Wildlife Art - Jackson, Wyoming
Designed by Fentress Architects
http://www.fentressarchitects.com/po...-wildlife-art/

Princeton University Art Museum - Princeton, New Jersey
Designed by Arthur Page Brown
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._Page_Brown

Parrish Art Museum - Water Mill, New York
Designed by Pierre de Meuron, Ascan Mergenthaler, Jacques Herzog, and Douglas Moyer
http://parrishart.org/about/architecture

Shelburne Museum - Shelburne, Vermont
Designed by Ann Beha Architects
http://shelburnemuseum.org/support-t...the-architect/

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art - Bentonville, Arkansas
Designed by Moshe Safdie
http://crystalbridges.org/architecture/

Norman Rockwell Museum - Stockbridge, Massachusetts
Designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects
http://www.ramsa.com/en/projects-sea...he-norman.html

Baseball Hall of Fame - Cooperstown, New York
Designed by Charles A. Platt
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cooperstown,_New_York

Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum - Hannibal, Missouri
Unknown architect
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Tw...ome_%26_Museum

Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art - Biloxi, Mississippi
Designed by Frank O. Gehry of Gehry Partners, LLP
http://georgeohr.org/campus-architecture/

Chinati Foundation - Marfa, Texas
Designed by Donald Judd
http://www.sculpture.org/documents/s...sm-marfa.shtml

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art - Bainbridge Island, Washington
Designed by Matthew Coates of Coates Architects
http://coatesdesign.com/bainbridge-i...museum-of-art/

Colonial Quarter - St. Augustine, Florida
Designed by Jeremy Marquis of the Halback Firm
http://staugustine.com/news/local-ne...n-earns-praise

DIA Beacon - Beacon, New York
Designed by Rice+Lipka Architects
http://www.ricelipka.com/work_detail.php?id=3

Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum - Decorah, Iowa
Unknown American architect
http://contentdm.carleton.edu/cdm/re...n/LSAS/id/1931
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I think any post about architecture in "small cities" in the US should include Columbus, Indiana.
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Old Mar 24th, 2015, 04:55 PM
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Actually, this was just further research on an article that Fodors already did, so they made the list. I do agree that you could write a lot about architecture in Columbus though. The Bartholomew County Courthouse and Columbus Regional Hospital (Isaac Hodgson and Robert A. M. Stern, respectively) are amazing properties.

Would you add any others if you were to put together an article on Columbus, Indiana for architecture nerds NeoPatrick?
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Check out the architecture in Buffalo NY. You will be surprised.
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I agree with KathyK (Hi, Kathy!).

http://www.buffaloah.com/a/bamname.html
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You should come to Charlotte, NC for the Bechtler Museum of Art--not only for the art but the building designed to exhibit it. It is an ecologically designed building as well as stunning architecture. The collection is world class.
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