1952 in architecture
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The year 1952 in architecture involved some significant events.
- Brewster-Douglass Housing Projects, completed in the Brush Park section of Detroit, Michigan.
- Edificio Miguel E. Abed completed in Mexico City using the latest technology for earthquake engineering.
- Kotelnicheskaya Embankment apartments completed in the central Tagansky District in Moscow, and one of the "Seven Sisters".
- Lever House, designed by Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill is completed at 390 Park Avenue in New York City.
- Liljestrand House completed in Honolulu, Hawaii, designed by Vladimir Ossipoff
- Saynatsalo Town Hall in Finland, designed by Alvar Aalto is completed.
- Unité d'Habitation in Marseille, designed by Le Corbusier is completed.
- United Nations Secretariat Building completed, designed by French architect Le Corbusier and the Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer.
- J.S. Dorton Arena, Raleigh, North Carolina, built, designed by Matthew Nowicki (died 1950).
- April - Stockwell Garage, designed by George M. Adie, Frederick C. Button and Partners, with engineer A. E. Beer, is opened by London Transport.
- December 15 - The Sands Hotel opened on the Las Vegas Strip (demolished on June 30, 1996), designed by Wayne McAllister.