American Architecture - TCXUS 276
Westward Expansion/The Age of Enterprise


Example of balloon-frame construction, from Architectural Graphic Standards
Alfred B. Mullet, State, War, and Navy Building (Executive Office Building), Washington, DC, 1871-75
Ware and Van Brunt, Memorial Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1870-78
Interior, Memorial Hall, Dining Room
Frank Furness, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1871-76
Henry Hobson Richardson, Trinity Church, Boston, 1872-77
Interior, Trinity Church
H.H. Richardson, Watts Sherman House, Newport, RI, 1874-75
McKim, Mead, and White, Isaac Bell House, Newport, 1881-83
Isaac Bell House, first floor plan
Samuel and Joseph Newsom, William M. Carson House, Eureka, CA, 1884-85
John, Washington, and Emily Roebling, Brooklyn Bridge, New York City, 1869-1883
Brooklyn Bridge, detail
Brooklyn Bridge, Caisson cross-section