1952 in architecture
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The year 1952 in architecture involved some significant events.
- April - Stockwell Garage, designed by Adie, Button and Partners, with engineer A. E. Beer, is opened by London Transport.
- December 15 - The Sands Hotel, designed by Wayne McAllister, is opened on the Las Vegas Strip (demolished 30 June 1996).
- 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 in Honolulu, Hawaii, designed by Vladimir Ossipoff, is completed
- 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, designed by French architect Le Corbusier and Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, is completed.
- Dorton Arena ("Paraboleum"), Raleigh, North Carolina, designed by Matthew Nowicki (died 1950), is built.