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The Police Building, New York City, New YorkThe Police BuildingNew York City, New York240 Centre Street, formerly the New York City Police Headquarters building, between Broome and Grand Streets in the Nolita neighborhood of...Grand Army Plaza, New York City, New YorkGrand Army PlazaNew York City, New YorkGrand Army Plaza lies at the intersection of Central Park South and Fifth Avenue in front of the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan, New York City. It...Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace, Savannah, GeorgiaJuliette Gordon Low BirthplaceSavannah, GeorgiaJuliette Gordon Low, Founder of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America, was born, October 31, 1860. It was her girlhood home until her...Benjamin N. Duke House, New York County, New YorkBenjamin N. Duke HouseNew York County, New YorkBuilt for Benjamin Newton Duke (1855 – 1929), the Benjamin N. Duke House is one of the classic Fifth Avenue townhouses. Two of Duke's neighbors...The Pratt Mansions, New York County, New YorkThe Pratt MansionsNew York County, New YorkThe history of the Pratt Mansions are most illustrious, as detailed by the Pratt Mansions Organization. The first of the three mansions to be built...Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, New York City, New YorkAlexander Hamilton U.S. Custom HouseNew York City, New YorkThe striking Beaux Arts U.S. Custom House is a steel-framed, seven-story structure on the south side of Bowling Green at the foot of Broadway. The...Carnegie Hall, New York City, New YorkCarnegie HallNew York City, New YorkCarnegie Hall was constructed between 1889 and 1891. Andrew Carnegie, the important American industrialist with a love for music, was the...Alwyn Court, New York City, New YorkAlwyn CourtNew York City, New YorkThis richly ornamented apartment house, built in 1907-1909, is unique in the city. The architects, Harde & Short, took full advantage of the...New York Yacht Club, New York City, New YorkNew York Yacht ClubNew York City, New YorkThe New York Yacht Club building is one of the most expressive examples of Beaux-Arts architecture in the country. Dedicated in 1901, the clubhouse...Penn Club of New York, New York City, New YorkPenn Club of New YorkNew York City, New York(Formerly the Yale Club of New York) This handsome beaux-arts style building was one of the first high-rise clubhouses constructed in New York...The Harvard Club, New York County, New YorkThe Harvard ClubNew York County, New YorkThis building was designed by McKim, Mead & White in an architectural style employed in the late nineteenth century at Harvard. It's exterior is...Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, GeorgiaOakland CemeteryAtlanta, GeorgiaCity fathers purchased six acres in 1850 to be a public burial ground for a young but fast-growing town that already had a population of more than...Noble Hardee House, Savannah, GeorgiaNoble Hardee HouseSavannah, GeorgiaTwo-story stuccoed masonry house with attic and high basement, featuring a cast iron balcony and balustrade and gold painted outer frames on...Warren A. Candler Hospital, Savannah, GeorgiaWarren A. Candler HospitalSavannah, GeorgiaGeorgia's first hospital, this institution is believed to be the second oldest general hospital in continuous operation in the United States. It...The Wedding Cake Mansion, Savannah, GeorgiaThe Wedding Cake MansionSavannah, GeorgiaDating back to 1869, the Second Empire Baroque building has earned historical certification for its sympathetic period renovations, carefully...Old Fayette County Courthouse, Fayetteville, GeorgiaOld Fayette County CourthouseFayetteville, GeorgiaThis County, created by Acts of the Legislature May 15 and December 24, 1821, is named for the Marquis de LaFayette, famous French General who came...Swift-Kyle House, Columbus, GeorgiaSwift-Kyle HouseColumbus, GeorgiaGeorge Parker Swift and his daughter and son-in-law owned the mansion which dates from the antebellum period. It dates to 1857 and was remodeled...Alpha Delta Pi, Dekalb County, GeorgiaAlpha Delta PiDekalb County, GeorgiaAlpha Delta Pi Sorority was founded May 15 1851 at Wesleyan College in Macon Georgia as the first secret society in the world for college women,...Habersham Memorial Hall, Atlanta, GeorgiaHabersham Memorial HallAtlanta, GeorgiaJoseph Habersham Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was organized February 12, 1900 at the Executive Mansion. Mrs....Swan House, Atlanta, GeorgiaSwan HouseAtlanta, GeorgiaSwan House was completed in 1928 for Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hamilton Inman, heirs to a cotton-brokerage fortune. Named for the swan motif found...
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