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Guggenheim Museum – New York, NY

Posted in Built by marthaehughes on October 18, 2018

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Building: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Location: 1071 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10128
Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright
Structural Engineer: Jaroslav Joseph Polivka
General Contractor: George Cohen
Construction: 1956 – 1959

AE Interests: among the first to use gunite (sprayed concrete), helical ramp gallery spirals up from ground floor to just below skylight, organic form juxtaposed with surrounding rectilinear urban setting

Guggenheim Museum Website

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