10 Buildings That Changed America

May 1, 2013
12:00pm Eastern Time

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10 Buildings that Changed America is television special coming to PBS about ten influential American buildings that changed the way we live, work, and play. The program is hosted by Geoffrey Baer and written and produced by Dan Protess. The national airdate is Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 10:00 pm ET/9:00 pm CT.

May 1, 2013 12noon - 1pm ET

Watch a preview of the film here: 10">video.dptv.org/video/2364988953">10 Buildings Preview >

The program will air nationally beginning on May 12, 2013 - check your local listings.

Detroit Public TV May 19, 9pm ET

Video Description

10 Buildings that Changed America

10 Buildings That Changed America tells the stories of ten influential works of architecture, the people who imagined them, and the way these landmarks ushered in innovative cultural shifts throughout our society. These 10 Buildings represent architects who dared to strike out on their own and design radical new types of buildings that permanently altered our environmental and cultural landscape.

Duration: 56min 0sec



  • Geoffrey Baer

    Host and Supervising Producer, 10 Buildings That Changed America

  • Dan Protess

    Producer and Writer, 10 Buildings That Changed America

  • Bill Ferehawk

    Bill Ferehawk is a producer and principal of Radiant Features. Prior to founding Radiant, Bill was producer and director of Lustron: The House America’s Been Waiting For; Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future; and Vladamir Ossipoff: True to Form. His credits include an Emmy, Cine Golden Eagle, and audience awards for best documentary features from the Hawaii and Sante Fe International Film Festivals. His films have shown on television, at film festivals, and in museums around the world. He is a co-founder of SMIBE, Society for Moving Images about the Built Environment. Bill received degrees from University of California, Berkeley and Yale School of Architecture.

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