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List of historic civil engineering landmarks


List of Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks as designated by the American Society of Civil Engineers since it began the program in 1964. The designation is granted to projects, structures, and sites in the United States and the rest of the world.


Landmark URL Location Description
69th Regiment Armory http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:69th-regiment-armory.JPG New York Home of the watershed Armory Show in 1913, which introduced America to modern art
A. T. Stewart Company Store http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:280-broadway.jpg New York Site of the first American department store (now known as the New York Sun building)
African Burial Ground http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:African_Burial_Ground.jpg New York Dedicated as National Monument on October 5, 2007; burial site in Lower Manhattan of over 400 Africans from the 17th and 18th centuries
Alfred E. Smith House http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Alfred-e-smith-house.jpg New York Home of four time New York State governor, Alfred E. Smith (and later presidential candidate) from 1907 to 1923
Alice Austen House http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:AustenHouse.jpg Richmond (Staten Island) Home of photographer Alice Austen, now a museum
Ambrose (lightship) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Ambrose_Lightship.jpg New York Lightship, several miles offshore, that marked Ambrose Channel into New York Harbor, now at South Street Seaport.
American Stock Exchange http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:AMEX.jpg New York One of the world-class stock exchanges dating back to colonial times
Andrew Carnegie Mansion http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:CarnagieMansion.jpg New York Home of Andrew Carnegie, now the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
Bartow-Pell Mansion http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Bartow-pell-mansion.jpg Bronx 19th-century mansion in largest New York City park
Bayard-Condict Building http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:SullivanNY1.jpg New York Only Louis Sullivan building in New York City; one of the first steel skeleton skyscrapers
Bell Laboratories Building http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:463-west-street-gate.jpg New York Home of numerous inventions including the first experimental talking movies (1923), black and white and color TV, radar, the vacuum tube, medical equipment, the development of the phonograph record and the first commercial broadcasts of opera and a baseball game; today home to the Westbeth art collective.
Brooklyn Bridge http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Brooklyn_Bridge_-_New_York_City.jpg Kings and New York The first steel wire suspension bridge; at one point the largest in the world; inspiration for Hart Crane's poem, "The Bridge"
Brooklyn Heights Historic District http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Brooklyn_heights_july2006a.jpg Kings Exemplary collection of 19th-century architectural styles; first historic district in New York City
Brooklyn Historical Society Building http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Brooklyn-historical-society.jpg Kings One of the few remaining buildings by George B. Post; innovative structural system
Carnegie Hall http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Carnegie_Hall.jpg New York One of the most famous music venues in the world
Central Park http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Central_Park_New_York_City_New_York_23_cropped.jpg New York The Green Lung of the city; one of the most visited city parks in the world; designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux.
Central Synagogue http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Centralsynoglex.JPG New York Oldest synagogue continuously in use by a New York City Jewish congregation; built in a Moorish Revival style to recognize imporance of that period in Jewish history
Chamber of Commerce Building http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:65-liberty-st.jpg New York New York City's Chamber of Commerce; established in 1768; prototype for the organization
Chester A. Arthur House http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:123-lexington.jpg New York Home of president Chester A. Arthur; site of his inaugural oath
Chrysler Building http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Chrysler_building-_top.jpg New York Art Deco skyscraper; distinctive feature of Manhattan skyline; at one point world's tallest building

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