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A collection of architecture, sculpture, and other cool things people made.
Bradbury Building, Los Angeles, CaliforniaBradbury BuildingLos Angeles, CaliforniaLocated at downtown LA, built in 1893, a five story office building is best known its beautiful and extraordinary skylit atrium, stairways,...James R. Thompson Center, Chicago, IllinoisJames R. Thompson CenterChicago, IllinoisInside looking up at this incredible building. It has many engineering flaws but it&#39;s still incredible. You either love it, or hate it. The...Holy Family Shrine, Sarpy County, NebraskaHoly Family ShrineSarpy County, NebraskaBeautiful shrine built in Gretna just outside Omaha. Visible from the interstate which was where I first saw it and just had to go and have a...San Diego Central Library, San Diego, CaliforniaSan Diego Central LibrarySan Diego, CaliforniaThe San Diego Central Library is an absolutely stunning example of architecture. Interior and exterior - the texture of the concrete, smooth glass,...Allenspark, ColoradoAllensparkColoradoThis beautiful stone church is no longer open but the setting is quite beautiful. The Chapel on the Rock as it is known, was the dream of Monsignor...Ray and Maria Stata Center, Cambridge, MassachusettsRay and Maria Stata CenterCambridge, MassachusettsThe Ray and Maria Stata Center or Building 32 is an academic complex designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Frank Gehry for the Massachusetts...Library of Congress, Washington D.C.Library of CongressWashington D.C.&quot;Too low they build who build beneath the stars&quot;~Edward Young. America&#39;s temple to knowledge and learning, I find inspiration every time I step...Japantown, San Francisco, CaliforniaJapantownSan Francisco, CaliforniaSan Francisco Peace PagodaRye, Park County, ColoradoRyePark County, ColoradoBishop Castle is a must see! Jim Bishop has been building this on his own since 1969. He’s planning to build a moat and wall around the castle.Mushroom House, San Diego, CaliforniaMushroom HouseSan Diego, CaliforniaThe #MushroomHouse is located in the Blacks Beach area of San Diego. Just FYI, this is a #ClothingOptional Beach so maybe don&#39;t take your kids....Covington, KentuckyCovingtonKentuckyThe Ufo house in Convington, near Newport,.KY and right across the way from Cincinnati,Ohio! It is a private residence but you are welcomed to take...Douglas County Courthouse, Waterville, WashingtonDouglas County CourthouseWaterville, WashingtonLove the old architecture and how well preservedOne World Trade Center, New York City, New YorkOne World Trade CenterNew York City, New YorkOne World Trade Center, or the Freedom Tower, on a beautiful blue sky day in New York City. The tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, and the...Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Washington D.C.Smithsonian National Museum of American HistoryWashington D.C.The National Museum of African American History contains exhibits that are fascinating, educational, and sometimes tragic in the way they depict...Harshaw Chapel, Murphy, North CarolinaHarshaw ChapelMurphy, North CarolinaHarshaw Chapel and Cemetery is a historic Methodist chapel and cemetery at Church and Central Streets in Murphy, Cherokee County, North Carolina....Painted Church, Big Island, HawaiiPainted ChurchBig Island, HawaiiThis lovely church was moved to avoid Pele&#39;s destruction. What a peaceful sanctuary.... At the end of 130 just before the road ends in a lava...Women&#39;s Building, San Francisco, CaliforniaWomen&#39;s BuildingSan Francisco, CaliforniaMission: Edificio de MujeresBahá&#39;í House of Worship, Wilmette, IllinoisBahá&#39;í House of WorshipWilmette, IllinoisSo beautiful. A truly peaceful and inspiring place! #LIFEATEXPEDIAUC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering, San Diego, CaliforniaUC San Diego Jacobs School of EngineeringSan Diego, CaliforniaWait! You are not imagining a house <img class='emoji' src='/images/emoji/1f3e1.png' > perched on top of a building! Leave it to those quirky engineers at UCSD to figure out a way to put a house...Cleveland Clinic - Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, Las Vegas, NevadaCleveland Clinic - Lou Ruvo Center for Brain HealthLas Vegas, NevadaIn my opinion, probably the most interesting building in Las Vegas. It was one of the first things I thought of to shoot after getting my first...
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