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Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, NYC

  • Also Known As: Guggenheim Museum

  • Travel Genus: Sight , Visit , Visit
  • Sight Category: Museums
  • Museum Type: Congeries Repository


Objects of Art

Composition VIII Painting
Keith (From Gimme Shelter) Painting
Nude, 1917 Painting
Portrait of Jeanne Hebuterne Painting


Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Cohen, George Architect
1943/00/00 Frank Lloyd Wright Architect Receives commission
1956/00/00 William Wesley Peters Structural Designer Construction begins Opening of the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum
1956/00/00 Frank Lloyd Wright Architect Construction begins Opening of the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum
1959/10/21 Solomon R Guggenheim Benefactor Opens Opening of the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum

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Particulars for Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, NYC:
Art Attribute American Art
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Art
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Fine Arts
Criteria Historic Event
Architectural Style Modern Movement
Museum Type Museum
Level of Significance National
Owner Private

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 19th May 2005

Registry Name: Guggenheim, Solomon R., Museum
Registry Address: 1071 Fifth Ave.
Registry Number: 05000443
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Wright, Frank Lloyd; Cohen, George
Architectural Style: Modern movement
Contributing Buildings: 1
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination, Designated National Landmark
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Architecture, Art
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration: Significance of less than fifty years
Significant Year: 1959
Historic Function: Recreation and Culture
Historic Sub-Function: Museum
Current Function: Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Museum

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