Arago: Modern American Architecture Issue

Modern American Architecture Issue

The Postal Service issued a souvenir sheet of the 37-cent Masterworks of Modern American Architecture commemorative stamps in twelve designs on May 19, 2005, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The stamps were designed by Margaret Bauer of Washington, DC, and went on sale nationwide May 20, 2005.

The stamp issue celebrates twelve masterworks of modern American architecture. Art director Derry Noyes and designer Margaret Bauer chose breathtaking photographs to honor the following buildings: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum by Frank Lloyd Wright; Chrysler Building by William Van Alen; Vanna Venturi House by Robert Venturi; TWA Terminal by Eero Saarinen; Walt Disney Concert Hall by Frank Gehry; 860-880 Lake Shore Drive by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe; National Gallery of Art East Building by I.M. Pei; Glass House by Philip Johnson; Yale Art and Architecture by Paul Rudolph; High Museum of Art by Richard Meier; Exeter Academy Library by Louis I. Kahn; and Hancock Center by Bruce Graham and Fazlur Kahn.

Ashton-Potter (USA), Ltd., printed 60 million stamps in the offset process.


Postal Bulletin (April 14, 2005).

Additional Records
  • Overview
  • 37c 860-880 Lake Shore Drive single
  • 37c Modern American Architecture pane of twelve
  • 37c Guggenhaim Museum single
  • 37c Chrysler Building single
  • 37c Vanna Venturi House single
  • 37c TWA Terminal single
  • 37c Walt Disney Concert Hall single
  • 37c National Gallery of Art single
  • 37c Glass House single
  • 37c Yale Art + Architecture single
  • 37c High Museum of Art single

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