Shreve, Lamb & Harmon

Shreve, Lamb and Harmon was an American architectural firm that worked primarily in New York. The company was known primarily for the design of the Empire State Building.

As Shreve, Lamb and Harmon 's office in 1929 was founded by the three architects Richmond Shreve, William F. Lamb and Arthur Loomis Harmon, who joined forces. Previously, it consisted only of Richmond Shreve and William F. Lamb since 1924. In particular, in the 1930s the office realized in New York City some works, particularly high-rise buildings. Until the 1970s, which consists of the three architects remained active. As the largest factory of the company is certainly true that New York's Empire State Building from the year 1931. It was 381 meters (with antenna 443 meters) until 1972, the tallest building in the world. Since the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001, it is up to 2013 ( opening of the One World Trade Center ) again the tallest building in New York. Another very famous building is one of the over 200 -meter-high 500 Fifth Avenue in New York, also completed in 1931.

List of important buildings

Here is a list of the most important buildings of architectural firms:

  • Forbes Magazine Building, New York (1925 ) ( Shreve and Lamb)
  • Reynolds Building, Winston- Salem, North Carolina ( 1929) ( Shreve and Lamb)
  • 740 Park Avenue, New York (1929 ) ( Shreve and Lamb)
  • 500 Fifth Avenue, New York ( 1931)
  • Empire State Building, New York ( 1931)
  • Mutual of New York Building, New York ( 1950)
  • 245 Park Avenue, New York ( 1967)
  • Textron Tower, Rhode Iceland (1972 )
  • German Bank Building, New York ( 1974)
  • Three Park Avenue, New York ( 1975)