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Great Buildings of the WorldBasilica of San Lorenzo - Florence, Italy

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The Basilica di San Lorenzo is one of the largest churches of Florence, Italy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 9/18/2013

last visited: 5/29/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldBasilica di Santa Maria Novella - Firenze, Italia

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Santa Maria Novella is a church in Florence, Italy. Chronologically, it is the first great basilica in Florence, and is the city's principal Dominican church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 9/18/2013

last visited: 9/22/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldBasilica di Santo Spirito - Florence, Italy

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The Basilica of Santa Maria del Santo Spirito is a church in Florence, Italy. Usually referred to simply as Santo Spirito.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 9/18/2013

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldPalazzo Strozzi - Florence, Italy

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Palazzo Strozzi is a palace in Florence, Italy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 9/18/2013

last visited: 6/1/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldNew York Public Library - New York City, NY

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The well-known main branch of the New York Public Library in Manhattan was built between 1897 and 1911 and was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1965 and is a fine example of the Beaux-Arts school.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 8/27/2013

last visited: 4/2/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldTaliesin West - Scottsdale, AZ

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The western home of Frank Lloyd Wright in Scottsdale, AZ is one of the 1,000 places to see before you die.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ILuvAZ

location: Arizona

date approved: 6/28/2013

last visited: 12/19/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldTemple of Athena Nike - Athens, Greece

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Begun in 427 BC, the Temple of Athena Nike ("Victorious Athena") was the first Ionic structure to be built on the Acropolis in Athens, Greece.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Greece

date approved: 2/27/2013

last visited: 6/28/2008

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Great Buildings of the WorldTemple of Hephaestus - Athens, Greece

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The Temple of Hephaestus is an extremely well-preserved Greek temple located in the Ancient Agora of Athens (next to the Acropolis).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Greece

date approved: 2/27/2013

last visited: 10/12/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldRay and Dagmar Dolby Regeneration Medicine Building - San Francisco, CA

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The Ray and Dagmar Dolby Regeneration Medicine Building was awarded the outstanding project for new buildings over $100 million in 2011 by the NCSEA. It is a research facility that is part of UC San Francisco, located on the hillside of Mt. Sutro.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 12/7/2012

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldHorta House - Brussels

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The Maison et Atelier Horta responded to the professional and family needs of the architect, and were built in 1898-1901 on two lots in a fashionable district of the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Brussels, Belgium

date approved: 9/5/2012

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldSt Clement Danes - Strand, London, UK

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St Clement Danes church stands on a traffic island in the Strand. The first church, on this site, was built in the 9th century. The current church was designed by Sir Christopher Wren and suffered extensive damage during the Second World War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/27/2012

last visited: 4/29/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldSt Mary-le-Strand - The Strand, London, UK

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This church, built between 1714 and 1717, stands on an island in the centre of a major thoroughfare - The Strand.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/27/2012

last visited: 12/6/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldBoke House - Berkeley, CA

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The Boke House is a wood frame and shingles suburban home designed by architect Bernard Maybeck.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 8/25/2012

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldWhitechapel Art Gallery - Whitechapel High Street, London, UK

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Whitechapel Art Gallery, or Whitechapel Gallery as it is called, stands on the north side of Whitechapel High Street just to the west of the J Passmore Edwards Library and underground station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/20/2012

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldSt Stephen Walbrook - Walbrook, London, UK

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St Stephen Walbrook is a church re-built after the Great Fire of London in 1666 to a design by Christopher Wren.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/19/2012

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldGreat Mosque of Damascus, Syria

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The Umayyad Mosque, also known as the Great Mosque of Damascus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Syria

date approved: 8/14/2012

last visited: 5/10/2006

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Great Buildings of the WorldSt Mary Woolnoth Church - Lombard Street, London, UK

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The church of St Mary Woolnoth is on a piece of land at the junction of Lombard Street and King William Street in the heart of the City of London. Designed by Hawksmoor, a pupil of Wren, who uses more mathematical elements in his compositions.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/13/2012

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldSt Mary-le-Bow Church - Cheapside, London, UK

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First references to a church on this site date from 1087.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/12/2012

last visited: 12/10/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldSt James's Church - Piccadilly, London, UK

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This is a church that was designed by Sir Christopher Wren and consecrated in 1684.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/12/2012

last visited: 10/27/2011

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Great Buildings of the WorldSt Pancras Railway Station - Euston Road, London, UK

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The magnificent Hotel and St Pancras railway station is the United Kingdom's terminus for the Eurostar services to Europe that include Paris and Brussels.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/10/2012

last visited: 10/30/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldLondon City Hall - The Queen's Walk, London, UK

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City Hall is part of the More London development located between London Bridge and Tower Bridge, on the south bank of the Thames. The GLA is leasing City Hall for 25 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/9/2012

last visited: 6/25/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldLloyd's Building - Leadenhall Street, London, UK

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A futuristic(?) building that looks like a mix of cooking pans and pipelines. Located in Leadenhall Street in the City of London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/8/2012

last visited: 2/1/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldNatural History Museum - Cromwell Road, London, UK

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The Natural History Museum is one of three large museums in Kensington. The other two being the Science Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. If you are visiting London on a wet day then this is the place to be and, as a bonus, admission is free!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/5/2012

last visited: 1/1/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldNeue Staatsgalerie - Stuttgart, Germany, BW

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The 'Neue Staatsgalerie' is listed as a Great Building of the World. It is located in Stuttgart, Germany, Baden-Württemberg and is used as a part of the state art museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 8/4/2012

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldStelling House, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Stelling House by Arne Jacobsen

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Denmark

date approved: 7/15/2012

last visited: 11/17/2014

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