United Nations Headquarters, Visitors' Lobby

This photo exhibition commemorates the founding of United Nations Headquarters (UNHQ) in New York by showcasing archival images of selected design proposals developed in 1947 by a team of international architects led by Wallace Harrison as well as images taken during the construction of the compound between 1949 and 1952. 

The exhibition also includes photos of the recently renovated UNHQ  (renovation: 2008-2014).


Archival photos: J. Alex Langley, Hugh A. McKevitt, Gary Rosenberg, Ezra Stoller/Esto, UN photos

Post renovation photos: Chris Cooper, Esther Nisanova, UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras, UN Photo/Mildred Ochoa, UN Photo/Werner Schmidt