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Great Buildings of the WorldLe Castel Béranger, 16th arrondissement - Paris, France

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[FR] L'immeuble « Le Castel Béranger » est un des chefs-d’œuvre majeurs de l'Art Nouveau Français. [EN] Never entirely resolved as a total composition, the Castel Béranger is nonetheless an important transitional work in Guimard's career.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 3/16/2010

last visited: 7/26/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldHigh Museum of Art - Atlanta, GA

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The High Museum of Art is part of the Woodruff Art center and is located on Peachtree St in Atlanta, GA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Georgia

date approved: 3/16/2010

last visited: 10/4/2012

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Great Buildings of the WorldBoston City Hall - Boston, MA

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Regarded as ugly by many city residents, Boston City Hall was designed by Gerhard Kallmann, Noel McKinnell, and Edward Knowles of Columbia University. It is considered an outstanding example of Brutalist Modern design.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member akern.geo

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/15/2010

last visited: 5/7/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldHanna Residence - Stanford, CA

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The Hanna House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, is also known as the "Honeycomb House". It is recognized by the American Institute of Architects as one of the seventeen Wright buildings that best represent his contribution to American culture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 2/23/2010

last visited: 4/21/2010

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Great Buildings of the WorldChiesa del Santissimo Redentore / Church of the Most Holy Redeemer (Venice)

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Chiesa del Santissimo Redentore (Church of the Most Holy Redeemer), located at waterfront of La Giudecca island, is the masterpiece of notable Renaissance Italian architect Andrea Palladio, which greatly decorates the Venice's magnificent skyline...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Veneto, Italy

date approved: 2/18/2010

last visited: 11/20/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldChrysler Building (New York City)

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Masterpiece of architect William Van Alen and in my opinion the most beautiful skyscraper in the world - it is a slender silhouette of Art-Deco Chrysler Building tower in New York City...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: New York

date approved: 2/18/2010

last visited: 9/1/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldHaus Steiner - Vienna, Austria

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This house built by Adolf Loos in 1910 is located in St. Veit-Gasse 10 in the 13th district of Vienna, where several villas built by Loos still can be found.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BakaGaijin

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 12/7/2009

last visited: 2/3/2010

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Great Buildings of the WorldBurroughs Building - Detroit, Michigan

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The Burroughs Building is currently a Henry Ford Health System building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GT.US

location: Michigan

date approved: 12/2/2009

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldOccupational Health Center - Columbus, Indiana

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Modern style building used as health clinic for Cummins Inc. in Columbus, Indiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Indiana

date approved: 10/17/2009

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldFire Station Number 4 - Columbus, Indiana

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Modern style fire station in Columbus, Indiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Indiana

date approved: 10/15/2009

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldNorth Christian Church - Columbus, Indiana

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Modern styled church listed as a National Historic Landmark in Columbus, Indiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Indiana

date approved: 10/14/2009

last visited: 6/27/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldGropius House - Lincoln MA

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The Gropius House was the family residence of noted architect Walter Gropius at 68 Baker Bridge Road, Lincoln, Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/13/2009

last visited: 4/12/2009

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Great Buildings of the WorldFirst Christian Church - Columbus, Indiana

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Modern style church listed as a National Historic Landmark in Columbus, Indiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Indiana

date approved: 10/12/2009

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldRepublic Newspaper Building - Columbus, Indiana

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Modern design newspaper offices and plant in Columbus, Indiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Indiana

date approved: 10/9/2009

last visited: 6/27/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldMassachusetts State House - Boston, MA

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This classic domed capitol, designed by the famed Charles Bullfinch, was completed in 1797, became the pattern for many state capitols. Bullfinch had just finished work on the U.S. Capitol when he began this project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/5/2009

last visited: 10/25/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldBasilica di San Giorgio Maggiore / St. George's Basilica (Venice)

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Architectonically remarkable Renaissance building of the Basilica di San Giorgio Maggiore (St. George's Basilica) is located at prominent spot of Venice's centre at San Giorgio Maggiore island, where the Grand Canal opens into the San Marco Basin...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Veneto, Italy

date approved: 10/4/2009

last visited: 11/20/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldPonte Vecchio / Old Bridge - Florence, Italy

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Ponte Vecchio (in english Old Bridge) over Arno river in historic center of Florence.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dáin & Olík

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 10/2/2009

last visited: 9/22/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldCollege Life Insurance Company - Indianapolis, IN

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Beautiful trio of buildings in north Indianapolis.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Indiana

date approved: 8/15/2009

last visited: 7/16/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldKresge College, UCSC - Santa Cruz, California

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Kresge College at the University of California, Santa Cruz was designed by architects William Turnbull and Charles Willard Moore. It is based on a fantasy Italian village which winds up the hillside.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 8/13/2009

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldFallingwater - Mill Run, PA

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Arguably, Frank Lloyd Wright's most famous work can be found in the hills of southwest Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/5/2009

last visited: 11/20/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldPalace at Knossos - Crete, Greece

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The Palace of Knossos is the largest archaeological site from the Bronze Age on Crete and is believed to have been the ceremonial and political center of the Minoan civilization and culture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Greece

date approved: 8/2/2009

last visited: 7/31/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldKaufmann Desert House - Palm Springs CA

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This great building, a California Modern designed by Richard Neutra, was built in 1946.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: California

date approved: 6/29/2009

last visited: 3/26/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldWhite House - Washington, DC

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The home of the President of the United States is listed as a Great Building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 6/24/2009

last visited: 8/23/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldCentral Park in New York City

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The Central Park in Mantattan, the largest "piece of Nature" (area of 341 ha) in the New York City and its "green lungs", is for my not only pleasant place for morning walk but also perfect locality of active geocaching for overseas-cachers-tourists.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: New York

date approved: 6/9/2009

last visited: 6/24/2005

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Great Buildings of the WorldHall of Supreme Harmony - Taihe Dian in Beijing's Forbidden City (China)

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Hall of Supreme Harmony or Taihe Dian is heart of the immense Forbidden City palace complex in Beijing. It is also the grandest and the most important building in the Chinese nation...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: China

date approved: 6/8/2009

last visited: 8/24/2014

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