CNG Tower

Kohn Pederson Fox
1980's


Distant views

This post modern skyscraper with its clear sense of a base and top alludes to early skyscrapers. (See the Wainwright Building, for example.) Still the use of traditional elements (in contemporary materials) is quirky and unusual.
 

Base and details of the top

 

The entrance loggia

 

A side entrance

Note the arched pediment, the fluted pilasters, and the non-structural engaged columns--all traditional elements used in a typically post-modern untraditional way.


See also the Procter & Gamble Headquarters in Cincinnati by Kohn Pederson Fox.

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