Category: Architectural Wonders

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An Uncommon Stay

A swanky new hotel emerges in Ann Arbor with an ode to one of the University's most important presidents.

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Papal Archives

Braccio Nuovo is the largest historical artifact and art collection in the country. Actually, it’s the only museum system in the country.

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From Battlefield To Balustrade

Unique architectural styles pepper this Philadelphia neighborhood, including what was once the home of Horace Jayne.

History Lesson

Candy Colored Community

Vibrant district home to Peranakan shophouses -- a taste of history & culture on the edge of Singapore's futuristic city-center.

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A Case of the Nosy Neighbor

This beloved gateway to the South Korean palace, has endured several rounds of damage and restorations over its first 600 years of existence.

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New Perspectives For A Piazza

The imperfect history of how the Leaning Tower of Pisa--and the attempts (failures) to fix its tilt.

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Antwerp’s Alternative Walkway

Upon entry to the subterranean tunnel, commuters travel through a 572 meter tiled passage under the river Scheldt and emerge via the world's first wooden escalator.

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A Mansion That Measures Time

One of the few ‘calendar houses’ in the world with 365 windows, 52 chimneys, 12 doors, and 4 towers representing the days, weeks, months, and seasons in a year.

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The Petite Parish

The self-proclaimed Guinness World Record holder for "Smallest Chapel in the World" is contested only by the Guinness World Record Organization itself.

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Take It To The Bridge

“In bridge designing, the aesthetics are quite as important as engineering details. It is a crime to build an ugly bridge.”

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The Art Deco Capital of the World

The inner city of Napier is now recognized as having one of the largest and most beautiful concentrations of Art Deco buildings in the world.

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