John Hancock Center, Chicago IL, SOM, Architect; 78CC.008
Guggenheim Museum, New York NY, Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect; 98U.001
Philip Morris Research Building, Richmond VA, Ulrich Franzen, Architect; 85HH.021
TWA Terminal at John F Kennedy Airport, New York NY, Eero Saarinen, Architect; 64X.035
Seagram Building, New York NY, Mies van der Rohe with Philip Johnson, Architects; 41T.026
United Nations General Assembly Building, New York NY, International Team of Architects; 7N.009
Manufacturers Trust, New York NY, SOM, Architect; 84P.032
Cohen House, Location: Siesta Key FL, Architect: Paul Rudolph
Stoller was the preeminent American architectural photographer; his images define Mid-Century Modernism

He worked from the late 1930s into the 1980s. Stoller’s images convey the three-dimensional experience of architecture through a two-dimensional medium with careful attention to vantage point and lighting conditions as well as line, color, form and texture. Among the iconic structures he photographed are Fallingwater, the Guggenheim Museum, the Seagram Building, and the TWA Terminal. Often the images are as familiar as the buildings they document. Ezra Stoller’s work included photographs of science and technology, factories and industrial production plus commercial and residential architecture. His work can be seen as social history as well as documents of design and construction. Search the archive

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Building of the Day: Ezra Stoller photographed Lever House when it was completed in 1952. Notice the New York Athletic Club on the left and the construction site in the foreground, soon to be the Seagram Building. As part of the sixth ...more
Archtober is the sixth annual month-long festival of architecture, activities, programs and exhibitions in New York City. The Center for Architecture, the New York City chapter of the American Institute of Architecture, organizes the events. Again this year, Esto images ...more
The storied restaurant designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Philip Johnson opened in the Seagram Building in 1959 and was photographed that year by Ezra Stoller. Now, it’s the end of an era as the lease is not ...more
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