Monday, April 9, 2012

644. Embajada Americana en La Habana, Cuba


Dear Philip,

Wallace Kirkman Harrison, the leader architect of works
such as the Rockefeller Center, the UN headquarters
complex or the Lincoln Center was also the architect of
the American Embassy in Havana. According to Harrison
architecture was something small, something you can touch
with your fingers.

The other building in the picture in Streamline Moderne
style is the celebrated Torre Olan designed by Cuban
architect Antonio Santana and built in 1952.

Regards,
R

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