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Washington Monument

Posted by on Feb 21, 2012 in Architecture, Featured | 0 comments

George Washington was a good man, a bold leader, and a brave soldier. He was a great Virginian, and he set the precedents that helped our...

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The Dakota, New York City

Posted by on Feb 3, 2012 in Architecture, Featured | 0 comments

Yes, it’s where John Lennon lived when he was shot in 1980, and Yoko lives there still. But The Dakota’s history, beauty, and...

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Flatiron Building, New York City

Posted by on Jan 18, 2012 in Architecture, Featured | 0 comments

Not as tall as the Empire State Building or as graceful as the Chrysler Building, the Flatiron nevertheless stands as one of...

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Architecture: The Jefferson Memorial

Posted by on Oct 13, 2011 in Architecture, Featured, The Arts | 0 comments

Thomas Jefferson admired neoclassical architecture, bringing its formal style to both his Monticello home and his design for the University...

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Architecture: The Brooklyn Bridge

Posted by on May 11, 2011 in Architecture, The Arts | 0 comments

It takes an abundance of confidence to decide to build a suspension bridge that’s fifty percent longer than the longest one in...

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Architecture: Hotel del Coronado

Posted by on Apr 5, 2011 in Architecture, The Arts, Travel | 1 comment

  The “Hotel Del,” as it’s colloquially known, isn’t just one of Southern California’s inspired...

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Architecture: The Lincoln Memorial

Posted by on Mar 17, 2011 in Architecture, The Arts | 1 comment

  Several wonderful monuments dot Washington, DC to honor past presidents and veterans of our foreign wars. But none are as inspiring,...

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Architecture: The Guggenheim

Posted by on Feb 4, 2011 in Architecture, The Arts | 1 comment

  Isn’t it odd how a unique building can divide people initially, then later be revered as one of the country’s greatest...

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Architecture: Grand Central Station

Posted by on Dec 13, 2010 in Architecture, The Arts | 0 comments

  As I read about this building in preparation for this post, I find that its correct name is “Grand Central Terminal.”...

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Architecture: Golden Gate Bridge

Posted by on Aug 21, 2010 in Architecture, Kids Stuff, The Arts | 0 comments

The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most beautiful bridges not just in America, but in the world. No wonder it placed number five in the...

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