One of the most popular exhibits at the American Institute of Architects’ national convention in San Antonio earlier this month was a photo display of the top 150 buildings in America. The AIA generated this list by surveying a panel of architects for their thoughts. It then gave the list to members of the general public, whose votes determined the top 150. Some conventioneers had heard about the poll before seeing the display in San Antonio. For others, however, it was a surprise. Architectural Record’s news editor, James Murdock, interviewed conventioneers for their thoughts about the buildings. For a complete list of the Top 150, click here for RECORD’s past coverage.

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