6 Great Examples of American Modern Architecture

By Sean Canning


Falling Water

by Frank Lloyd Wright

1935, Mill Run, Pennsylvania

Farnsworth House

by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

1951, Plano, Illinois

Glass House

by Phillip Johnson

1949, New Canaan, Connecticut



Salk Institute

by Louis Kahn

1960, San Diego, California

Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower)

by Skidmore Owings + Merril Architects

1973, Chicago, Illinois

John Hancock Tower

by I. M. Pei

1976, Chicago, Illinois

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