Madison Square Garden II

New York, New York, USA Demolished 1926 The second Madison Square Garden was a Manhattan indoor arena that replaced the first Madison Square Garden. It was designed by noted architect Stanford White, who was murdered there in 1906 by millionaire Harry Thaw over his affair with Thaw’s wife, the actress Evelyn Nesbit. Although the Garden hosted […]

Masonic Temple Building

Chicago, Illinois, USA Demolished 1939  The Masonic Temple Building was an early Chicago skyscraper designed by the firm of Burnham and Root, completed in 1892. With 21 stories, it was the tallest building in the city until the 1920s. It was the home office of the Knights Templars and Masons Life Indemnity Company and some of […]

Penn Station

Disappointed Tourist: Penn Station, New York, New York, USA

Demolished 1963