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The upper reaches of Frost Bank Tower, a prominent Austin, Texas, skyscraper

The upper reaches of Frost Bank Tower, a prominent Austin, Texas, skys...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The 33-story building was developed by Cousins Properties from November 2001 to December 2003. It was the first high- rise building t... more

Irving Trust Bldg., 1 Wall St.

Irving Trust Bldg., 1 Wall St.

JO8624 U.S. Copyright Office. No. C 20599. Copyright by Irving Underhill, Inc., N.Y.C.

Living on a skyscraper

Living on a skyscraper

Photograph shows boys playing marbles on roof of skyscraper.

Beginning of a skyscraper /

Beginning of a skyscraper /

The scene is an excavation site in New York City. A large group of workmen with picks and shovels are digging. Carts drawn by pairs of horses can be seen emerging from the smoke in the background. From a contem... more

The foundations--Building a skyscraper 1910 / J. Pennell.

The foundations--Building a skyscraper 1910 / J. Pennell.

Men with horses building a skyscraper at night. Signed on stone in reverse. Signed in pencil below plate. New York series. Wuerth, 192 American prints in the Library of Congress : a catalog of the collection / ... more

New York's newest skyscraper.. to be ready next summer

New York's newest skyscraper.. to be ready next summer

Photograph shows architect's drawing for the new Standard Oil Building and surrounding business district. Underwood & Underwood, N.Y. No. S345568. Date on verso: Dec 12 1923. Caption on verso: "Photograph of th... more

Williams Tower, (formerly the Transco Tower) a skyscraper located in the Uptown District of Houston, Texas

Williams Tower, (formerly the Transco Tower) a skyscraper located in t...

Designed by architects Philip Johnson and John Burgee, in association with Houston-based Morris Architects and erected in 1983. The tower is among Houston's most visible buildings. Digital image produced by Car... more

Aerial view of Chicago, Illinois. The black skyscraper is Willis Tower, previously known as Sears Tower, a Chicago landmark

Aerial view of Chicago, Illinois. The black skyscraper is Willis Tower...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

The Foshay Tower, now the W Minneapolis, the Foshay Hotel, is a skyscraper in Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Foshay Tower, now the W Minneapolis, the Foshay Hotel, is a skyscr...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Modeled after the Washington Monument, the building was... more

Aerial view of Chicago, Illinois. The black skyscraper is Willis Tower, previously known as Sears Tower, a Chicago landmark

Aerial view of Chicago, Illinois. The black skyscraper is Willis Tower...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

The Transamerica Pyramid is the tallest skyscraper in the San Francisco, California, skyline and one of its most iconic

The Transamerica Pyramid is the tallest skyscraper in the San Francisc...

Although the building no longer houses the headquarters of the Transamerica Corporation, it is still strongly associated with the company. Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original ... more

Aerial view of Chicago, Illinois. The black skyscraper is Willis Tower, previously known as Sears Tower, a Chicago landmark

Aerial view of Chicago, Illinois. The black skyscraper is Willis Tower...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Aerial view of Chicago, Illinois. The black skyscraper is Willis Tower, previously known as Sears Tower, a Chicago landmark

Aerial view of Chicago, Illinois. The black skyscraper is Willis Tower...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Aerial view of Chicago, Illinois. The black skyscraper is Willis Tower, previously known as Sears Tower, a Chicago landmark

Aerial view of Chicago, Illinois. The black skyscraper is Willis Tower...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Downtown Dallas, Texas, with a focus on Fountain Place, a 60-story late-modernist skyscraper

Downtown Dallas, Texas, with a focus on Fountain Place, a 60-story lat...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The building was designed by the architects Dan Kley and Pei Cobb Freed and Partners as a large, multi-facited prism. Its various sla... more

[Construction work atop NYC skyscraper]

[Construction work atop NYC skyscraper]

H68748 U.S. Copyright Office. Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood, 1905. Title devised by Library staff. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; S... more

Miami from the skyscraper home of the Daily News, Fla.

Miami from the skyscraper home of the Daily News, Fla.

Stereograph showing a bird's-eye view of downtown Miami from the Daily News Building. J283111 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Keystone View Company No. 26829. Title from item.

The skyscraper section of Birmingham, Ala.

The skyscraper section of Birmingham, Ala.

Stereograph showing view of skyscrapers and other buildings in downtown area. J16220 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Keystone View Company. No. 33776; 321G. Title from item.

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

First Skyscraper, 638 Royal Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-13 Survey number: HABS LA-21 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

Living on a skyscraper

Living on a skyscraper

Three girls playing with dolls, and woman standing in front of clothes on clothesline, on roof of a skyscraper, New York City. 308 10. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Original glass negat... more

Living on a skyscraper

Living on a skyscraper

Three girls playing with dolls, and woman standing in front of clothes on clothesline, on roof of a skyscraper, New York City. 308 10. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Original glass negat... more