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The upper reaches of Frost Bank Tower, a prominent Austin, Texas, skyscraper

The upper reaches of Frost Bank Tower, a prominent Austin, Texas, skys...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The 33-story building was developed by Cousins Properties from November 2001 to December 2003. It was the first high- rise building t... more

Bow Tower.  Calgary.

Bow Tower. Calgary.

Stretching 58 storeys high into the city skyline, The Bow has set the bar for office towers in Calgary. The architectural wonder, with its diagonal ribbons of crossbracing wrapping around a semicircular glass t... more

Irving Trust Bldg., 1 Wall St.

Irving Trust Bldg., 1 Wall St.

JO8624 U.S. Copyright Office. No. C 20599. Copyright by Irving Underhill, Inc., N.Y.C.

[Statue of Liberty with Lower Manhattan in Background]

[Statue of Liberty with Lower Manhattan in Background]

Title: [Statue of Liberty with Lower Manhattan in Background] ..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie, 1908-1984..Date: November 9, 1965..Place: New York Harbor, Manhattan, New York..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie pho... more

En av bilderna ur "Set No.882 - siffran är handskriven - föreställer New Yorks skyskrapor och hamnmagasin fotograferade från North River.

En av bilderna ur "Set No.882 - siffran är handskriven - föreställer N...

En av bilderna ur "Set No.882 - siffran är handskriven - föreställer New Yorks skyskrapor och hamnmagasin fotograferade från North River.

Living on a skyscraper

Living on a skyscraper

Photograph shows boys playing marbles on roof of skyscraper.

Beginning of a skyscraper /

Beginning of a skyscraper /

The scene is an excavation site in New York City. A large group of workmen with picks and shovels are digging. Carts drawn by pairs of horses can be seen emerging from the smoke in the background. From a contem... more

The foundations--Building a skyscraper 1910 / J. Pennell.

The foundations--Building a skyscraper 1910 / J. Pennell.

Men with horses building a skyscraper at night. Signed on stone in reverse. Signed in pencil below plate. New York series. Wuerth, 192 American prints in the Library of Congress : a catalog of the collection / ... more

Tête á Tête on the 968th Floor of a Skyscraper (Tête á Tête am Wolkenkratzer 968 Etage)

Tête á Tête on the 968th Floor of a Skyscraper (Tête á Tête am Wolkenk...

Moriz Jung (Austrian (born Czechoslovakia) Moravia 1885–1915 Manilowa (Carpathians))

Telefontornet och Brunkebergstorg år 1916.

Telefontornet och Brunkebergstorg år 1916.

Telefontornet och Brunkebergstorg år 1916.

Artists - Henry Reuterdahl, famous marine artist, aiding in the recruiting wave for the Navy. He is here seen on a skyscraper  in Times Square, New York, painting a huge poster calling for men to enlisti n the Navy

Artists - Henry Reuterdahl, famous marine artist, aiding in the recrui...

Date Taken: 1917 Photographer: International Film Service Artists

Göteborg. Träpiren med skyskraporna.T Foto nr 1919

Göteborg. Träpiren med skyskraporna.T Foto nr 1919

Göteborg. Träpiren med skyskraporna.T Foto nr 1919

New York's newest skyscraper.. to be ready next summer

New York's newest skyscraper.. to be ready next summer

Photograph shows architect's drawing for the new Standard Oil Building and surrounding business district. Underwood & Underwood, N.Y. No. S345568. Date on verso: Dec 12 1923. Caption on verso: "Photograph of th... more

Empire State Building, New York City

Empire State Building, New York City

JO8930 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Eddows, New York.

["Evolution of Skyscraper" Exhibit]

["Evolution of Skyscraper" Exhibit]

["Evolution of Skyscraper" Exhibit] - [PAR-8815]

Scarred skyscraper- The fourteen story 1200 L Street Apartments remained standing after the earthquake, merely a battered hulk unsafe for use. Steel and concrete failures are visible in this picture

Scarred skyscraper- The fourteen story 1200 L Street Apartments remain...

Original caption: Scarred skyscraper- The fourteen story 1200 L Street Apartments remained standing after the earthquake, merely a battered hulk unsafe for use. Steel and concrete failures are visible in this p... more

Allmännas första telefonstation vid Oxtorget 1883. Fotot taget 1964. Hötorgsskarporna i bakgrunden.

Allmännas första telefonstation vid Oxtorget 1883. Fotot taget 1964. H...

Allmännas första telefonstation vid Oxtorget 1883. Fotot taget 1964. Hötorgsskarporna i bakgrunden.

Aerial view of Chicago, Illinois. The black skyscraper is Willis Tower, previously known as Sears Tower, a Chicago landmark

Aerial view of Chicago, Illinois. The black skyscraper is Willis Tower...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Aerial view of Chicago, Illinois. The black skyscraper is Willis Tower, previously known as Sears Tower, a Chicago landmark

Aerial view of Chicago, Illinois. The black skyscraper is Willis Tower...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Aerial view of Chicago, Illinois. The black skyscraper is Willis Tower, previously known as Sears Tower, a Chicago landmark

Aerial view of Chicago, Illinois. The black skyscraper is Willis Tower...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Oil refinery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Oil refinery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Empire State Building, New York, New York

Empire State Building, New York, New York

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

The Foshay Tower, now the W Minneapolis, the Foshay Hotel, is a skyscraper in Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Foshay Tower, now the W Minneapolis, the Foshay Hotel, is a skyscr...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Modeled after the Washington Monument, the building was... more

The Transamerica Pyramid is the tallest skyscraper in the San Francisco, California, skyline and one of its most iconic

The Transamerica Pyramid is the tallest skyscraper in the San Francisc...

Although the building no longer houses the headquarters of the Transamerica Corporation, it is still strongly associated with the company. Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original ... more

Aerial view of Chicago, Illinois. The black skyscraper is Willis Tower, previously known as Sears Tower, a Chicago landmark

Aerial view of Chicago, Illinois. The black skyscraper is Willis Tower...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

[Aerial view of New York City, in which the World Trade Center Twin Towers is prominent]

[Aerial view of New York City, in which the World Trade Center Twin To...

Date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title ... more

Aerial view of Chicago, Illinois. The black skyscraper is Willis Tower, previously known as Sears Tower, a Chicago landmark

Aerial view of Chicago, Illinois. The black skyscraper is Willis Tower...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Williams Tower, (formerly the Transco Tower) a skyscraper located in the Uptown District of Houston, Texas

Williams Tower, (formerly the Transco Tower) a skyscraper located in t...

Designed by architects Philip Johnson and John Burgee, in association with Houston-based Morris Architects and erected in 1983. The tower is among Houston's most visible buildings. Digital image produced by Car... more

Library of Environmental Images, Office of Research and Development (ORD), September 1996 - Scenic/General - Skyscraper in Boston Harbor (MA)

Library of Environmental Images, Office of Research and Development (O...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Keywords: Skyscraper, waterfront, ,clouds Credit: K. Mirza/S. Olson Digital Photographs Relating to the Environment

Library of Environmental Images, Office of Research and Development (ORD), September 1996 - Scenic/General - Bridge with skyscraper in background (RI)

Library of Environmental Images, Office of Research and Development (O...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Keywords: City, river Credit: K. Kiley Digital Photographs Relating to the Environment

New York, N.Y., Sep. 14, 2001 -- The damaged Sphere at the site of the World Trade Center

New York, N.Y., Sep. 14, 2001 -- The damaged Sphere at the site of the...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2001-09-14 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Dana Trytten City/State: New York, NY Disasters: New York Terrorist Attack (DR-1391) Disaster Types: Terro... more

Aerial view of New York City, in which the World Trade Center Twin Towers is prominent

Aerial view of New York City, in which the World Trade Center Twin Tow...

Aerial was taken a couple of months before the 9/11 tragedy. Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital im... more

A recruit from the 2nd Battalion, H Company, Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) San Diego takes up a security position as the other recruits negotiate their way up the Skyscraper, one of the obstacles in the "Crucible" at Camp Pendleton, San Diego, California

A recruit from the 2nd Battalion, H Company, Marine Corps Recruit Depo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: MCRD/WRR SD Scene Cam... more

New York Army National Guard UH-60 Mission in New York City

New York Army National Guard UH-60 Mission in New York City

A New York Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk flies in front of the Freedom Tower, which is under construction in New York, during a mission in support of Operation Sandy, the New York National Guard response... more

Downtown Dallas, Texas, with a focus on Fountain Place, a 60-story late-modernist skyscraper

Downtown Dallas, Texas, with a focus on Fountain Place, a 60-story lat...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The building was designed by the architects Dan Kley and Pei Cobb Freed and Partners as a large, multi-facited prism. Its various sla... more

Dusk shot of the Houston, Texas, skyline

Dusk shot of the Houston, Texas, skyline

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Lyda Hill Texas Collection of Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and P... more

Aerial view of downtown Cincinnati, Ohio

Aerial view of downtown Cincinnati, Ohio

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Prominent in the foreground, along the Ohio River, is Paul Brown Stadium, home of the city's National Football League team, the Cincin... more

Aerial view of dowtown Cincinnati, Ohio from the Ohio River

Aerial view of dowtown Cincinnati, Ohio from the Ohio River

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. In the foreground is Paul Brown Stadium, home of the city's National Football League franchise, the Cincinnati Bengals. Credit line: P... more

Display inside the National September 11 Memorial & Museum (more frequently known simply, as the 911 Memorial) in the Manhattan borough of New York, New York

Display inside the National September 11 Memorial & Museum (more frequ...

The memorial commemorates the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack that killed 2,977 people in 2001, and, even though this did not occur on a September 11, the 1993 World Trade Center bombing which killed six. T... more

U.S. Army Spc. Zachary Teachey, assigned to the 384th

U.S. Army Spc. Zachary Teachey, assigned to the 384th

U.S. Army Spc. Zachary Teachey, assigned to the 384th Movement Control Team, waits for the arrival of military personnel departing from the Javits Center in New York City, May 27, 2020. Armed forces personnel c... more

Manhattan Life Insurance Building, New York.

Manhattan Life Insurance Building, New York.

Manhattan Life Insurance Building, New York.

Kolorerad ljusbild, vy över stad, troligen New York, möjligen Chicago?

Kolorerad ljusbild, vy över stad, troligen New York, möjligen Chicago?

Kolorerad ljusbild, vy över stad, troligen New York, möjligen Chicago?

[Construction work atop NYC skyscraper]

[Construction work atop NYC skyscraper]

H68748 U.S. Copyright Office. Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood, 1905. Title devised by Library staff. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; S... more

Miami from the skyscraper home of the Daily News, Fla.

Miami from the skyscraper home of the Daily News, Fla.

Stereograph showing a bird's-eye view of downtown Miami from the Daily News Building. J283111 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Keystone View Company No. 26829. Title from item.

The skyscraper section of Birmingham, Ala.

The skyscraper section of Birmingham, Ala.

Stereograph showing view of skyscrapers and other buildings in downtown area. J16220 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Keystone View Company. No. 33776; 321G. Title from item.

U.S. Army Spc. Nefetiri Hughes, assigned to the 442nd

U.S. Army Spc. Nefetiri Hughes, assigned to the 442nd

U.S. Army Spc. Nefetiri Hughes, assigned to the 442nd Military Police Company, stands a security post at the Javits Center in New York City, May 27, 2020. Military medical personnel collaborate as an integrated... more

En av bilderna ur "Set No.882 - siffran är handskriven - föreställer New Yorks skyskrapor och hamnmagasin fotograferade från North River.

En av bilderna ur "Set No.882 - siffran är handskriven - föreställer N...

En av bilderna ur "Set No.882 - siffran är handskriven - föreställer New Yorks skyskrapor och hamnmagasin fotograferade från North River.

From top of County Hall, Cork City, Co. Cork

From top of County Hall, Cork City, Co. Cork

On the day ex-Hurrricane "Ophelia" is set to land in Ireland and starting in Cork we thought we should put up another Cork image in solidarity with the people there! This view from the top of the County Hall s... more

Bankers Hall Calgary.

Bankers Hall Calgary.

Bankers Hall is a building complex located in downtown Calgary, Alberta, which includes twin 52-storey office towers (197 metres high), designed by the architectural firm Cohos Evamy in postmodern architectural... more

Melbourne and the Yarra River.

Melbourne and the Yarra River.

Melbourne, Victoria’s coastal capital, is a city of stately 19th-century buildings and tree-lined boulevards. Yet at its centre is the strikingly modern Federation Square development, with plazas, bars, restaur... more

WTC Wharf. Yarra River Melbourne.

WTC Wharf. Yarra River Melbourne.

WTC Wharf (formerly the World Trade Centre and WTC Northbank) is a twelve-storey office complex on the north bank of the Yarra River in Melbourne, Australia.On 19 December 1978, the Government of Victoria passe... more

Bank of China HK

Bank of China HK

Vitals.Height: 367.4 metres.Floors: 70.Architect: I.M. Pei.The prism-like façade of the 367.4m Bank of China Tower has become one of Hong Kong skyline’s most recognisable and appreciated features. The work of r... more

Bank of China Hong Kong

Bank of China Hong Kong

Vitals.Height: 367.4 metres.Floors: 70.Architect: I.M. Pei.The prism-like façade of the 367.4m Bank of China Tower has become one of Hong Kong skyline’s most recognisable and appreciated features. The work of r... more

Hong Kong International Commerce Centre

Hong Kong International Commerce Centre

The Hong Kong International Commerce Centre (abbr. ICC Tower) is a 118-storey 484 m (1,588 ft) commercial skyscraper completed in 2010 in West Kowloon, Hong Kong. It is a part of the Union Square project built ... more

Hong Kong International Commerce Centre.

Hong Kong International Commerce Centre.

The Hong Kong International Commerce Centre (abbr. ICC Tower) is a 118-storey (see below), 484 m (1,588 ft) commercial skyscraper completed in 2010 in West Kowloon, Hong Kong. It is a part of the Union Square ... more

Bankers Hall Towers. Calgary

Bankers Hall Towers. Calgary

Bankers Hall is a building complex located in downtown Calgary, Alberta, which includes twin 52-storey office towers (197 metres high), designed by the architectural firm Cohos Evamy in postmodern architectural... more

Bank Of China Tower. - Hong Kong

Bank Of China Tower. - Hong Kong

Acclaimed by critics as one of the world's "most outstanding examples of modern architecture", Hong Kong's Bank of China Tower is truly a sight to behold..Cutting majestically into the vast blue sky, soaring hi... more

Alberta Treasury Branch Calgary.

Alberta Treasury Branch Calgary.

Alberta Treasury Branch.The Alberta Treasury Branch is located in downtown Calgary at the prominent banking corner of 2nd Street South West and 8th Avenue South West. The property serves as the main Calgary bus... more

Bank of China Hong Kong.

Bank of China Hong Kong.

Vitals.Height: 367.4 metres.Floors: 70.Architect: I.M. Pei..The prism-like façade of the 367.4m Bank of China Tower has become one of Hong Kong skyline’s most recognisable and appreciated features. The work of ... more

Old and new City Halls and World Building, from City Hall Park, New York City

Old and new City Halls and World Building, from City Hall Park, New Yo...

"I originally joined Flickr to dedicate and share on my photostream vintage photographs taken by Henry William Mobsby F.R.G.S., F.R.S.A. (1860-1933) who was my husband's great great uncle... He was an Englishma... more

Bow Tower Calgary.

Bow Tower Calgary.

Stretching 58 storeys high into the city skyline, The Bow has set the bar for office towers in Calgary. The architectural wonder, with its diagonal ribbons of crossbracing wrapping around a semicircular tower.

Bankers Hall Towers (4)

Bankers Hall Towers (4)

Bankers Hall is a building complex located in downtown Calgary, Alberta, which includes twin 52-storey office towers (197 metres high), designed by the architectural firm Cohos Evamy in postmodern architectural... more

Bankers Hall Towers. Calgary.

Bankers Hall Towers. Calgary.

Bankers Hall is a building complex located in downtown Calgary, Alberta, which includes twin 52-storey office towers (197 metres high), designed by the architectural firm Cohos Evamy in postmodern architectural... more

Bankers Hall Towers (1)

Bankers Hall Towers (1)

Bankers Hall is a building complex located in downtown Calgary, Alberta, which includes twin 52-storey office towers (197 metres high), designed by the architectural firm Cohos Evamy in postmodern architectural... more

New York. Vintage Travel Poster.

New York. Vintage Travel Poster.

AER LINGUS. Air Lingus. Irish International Arilines.

Fulton Street Dock, Manhattan skyline, Manhattan.

Fulton Street Dock, Manhattan skyline, Manhattan.

Digital ID: 482681. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. November 26, 1935. .Notes: Code: I.D. Men walk on pier where sailing vessels are moored, skyline beyond.. .Source: Changing New York / Berenice Abbott. (m... more

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction