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The look and feel of the event was inspired by the geometric forms of the utopian alphabet itself and the desire to create a place with community at its core.  A large scale communal table and interactive information tower were constructed to provide a central hub for visitors

The Loretto Chapel in Santa Fe, New Mexico has become famous worldwide for it's 'miraculous' staircase; which legend says was constructed by St. Joseph the Carpenter, and was built sometime between 1877 and 1881.

This image of Central Park N. of Ogden Ave. in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood circa 1908 tells a wonderful story of a newer neighborhood, families, and hard work. Note the classic Chicago gray stone two-flats that are under construction on the left side of the image and the men going to and from work. That area has seen better days but is still a fascinating place to visit and explore.

The downtown Dallas Arts District features lawns and a reflecting pool that provide a gathering place for families and arts patrons. The 68-acre (28 ha) Arts District delivers a catalyst for growth in the central business district, where residential and office towers are under construction.

Machu Pichu - The ancient Inca wonder of Machu Picchu, perched 8,000 feet above sea level on a ridge in the Peruvian Andes, was a royal estate for the legendary warrior Pachacuti, who was largely responsible for building the Inca Empire in the 15th century. Like other massive stone constructions of this formidable emperor, it was built with eternity in mind.

Notrees, Texas Notrees, on State Highway 302 twenty-one miles northwest of Odessa in west central Ector County, had one native tree before construction of a large Shell gas plant forced its removal. Grocer Charlie Brown started his store in 1946, became the first postmaster later that year, and provided the town's name. Notrees served the TXL oilfield of the Permian Basin. By 1956 the town had ten oil company camps and a population of more than 500, served by a school, a recreation hall, a…

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Taj Mahal | ताज महल | تاج محل (Taj Mahal)

The Taj Mahal is the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage. An immense mausoleum of white marble, it was built in Agra between 1631 and 1648 by order of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third and favourite wife. The Taj Mahal partially owes its renown to the moving circumstances of its construction. To perpetuate the memory of Mumtaz Mahal, who died in 1631, Shah Jahan had this funerary mosque built. The monument…

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10 Of The Most Spectacular Bridges In The World

Not any Ordinary Bridge, It has a Dark Background. Puente Nuevo , Ronda, Spain It was started in 1751 and took 42 years to build. Fifty workers were killed during its construction. There is a chamber beneath the central arch that was used for a variety of purposes, including as a prison. During the 1936-1939 civil war both sides allegedly used the prison as a torture chamber for captured opponents,