Dr. Paul A. Ranogajec

Chrysler Building Spire, photo: Paul Arps, CC: BY 2.0
The Art Deco style of this skyscraper was urbane and luxurious—a swansong of glamor as the Great Depression hit.

The Chrysler Building

The Pantheon, Rome, c. 125
The Pantheon has one of the most perfect interior spaces ever constructed—and it’s been copied ever since.

The Pantheon (Rome)