Saturday, September 13, 2014

Storied Past: Structures Still Standing from 1963-- Part 2

3.  This circular modern art museum stands out against Fifth Avenue's stately, right-angled structures and attracts about a million people a year.

4.  This marvel of modern architecture, designed by Walter A. Netsch and completed in 1963, features six separate spaces for worshipers of all faiths.

5.  Frank Lloyd Wright began this rural masterpiece at age 69.  the vacation home for department store owner Edgar J. Kaufmann Jr. was built over a 30-foot waterfall.

6.  The full-scale replica of its Greek namesake was the centerpiece of the state's 1897 Centennial Exposition.  It also boasts what's missing from the original: a 42-foot statue of the goddess Athena.

7.  A poultry farmer built this beaut, complete with Model T.tail lights for eyes, to hawk his Pekin ducks.

8.  The prairie-meets-Arabia building hosted harvest festivals.  Now it's more likely to accommodate a high school basketball game or an Oak Ridge Boys concert.

I've been to #4 and 6.                                                                                                                                

Answers in Part 3.  --RoadDog

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