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Great Buildings of the WorldSaint Mary's Cathedral - San Francisco, CA

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Cathedral of the Catholic archdioces of San Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/13/2009

last visited: 9/2/2012

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Great Buildings of the WorldThomas Larkin House - Monterey, CA

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The Thomas Larkin House is a historic Monterey home. It was also once the US Consul's home in Monterey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/9/2009

last visited: 2/20/2011

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Great Buildings of the WorldGarfield School - San Francisco, CA

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The Garfield School Elementary School is by Coit Tower.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/3/2009

last visited: 2/5/2009

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Great Buildings of the WorldTemple of Kom Ombo - Kom Ombo, Egypt

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An unusual double temple built during the rule Ptolemaic dynasty.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member holy-ghost

location: Egypt

date approved: 1/20/2009

last visited: 11/1/2005

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Great Buildings of the WorldTemple of Horus - Edfu, Egypt

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The Temple of Horus is a fine, well-preserved example of the period.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member holy-ghost

location: Egypt

date approved: 1/20/2009

last visited: 10/26/2012

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Great Buildings of the WorldHatshepsut's Temple - Deir el-Bahri, Egypt

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Hatshepsut's mortuary temple.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member holy-ghost

location: Egypt

date approved: 1/20/2009

last visited: 5/28/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldThe Taj Mahal - Agra,India

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While the white domed marble mausoleum is its most familiar component, the Taj Mahal is actually an integrated complex of structures. Building began around 1632 and was completed around 1653, and employed thousands of artisans and craftsmen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JIMBOBWE

location: India

date approved: 1/10/2009

last visited: 3/13/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldPorta Nigra

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The Porta Nigra (Latin for black gate) is a large Roman city gate in Trier, Germany. It is today the largest Roman city gate north of the Alps.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Modestia

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 1/8/2009

last visited: 7/21/2012

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Great Buildings of the WorldNational Center for Atmospheric Research Mesa Lab—Boulder, Colorado

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I.M. Pei designed this building to complement the surrounding area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dr_Corey

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/20/2008

last visited: 4/22/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldMarin County Civic Center - San Rafael, CA

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Government building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 12/17/2008

last visited: 4/18/2010

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Great Buildings of the WorldSt Basil's the Blessed, Moscow

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The iconic church of Red Square. Its beautiful onion domes and bright colours is recognisable anywhere.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Pagenz

location: Russia

date approved: 12/9/2008

last visited: 6/17/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldEaston Neston - Nr Towcester, Northamptonshire, UK

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Easton Neston is one of the Great Buildings of the World and it stands in a large estate in Northamptonshire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/29/2008

last visited: 10/22/2009

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Great Buildings of the WorldTrinity Church - Boston, MA, USA

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Trinity Church on Copley Square in Boston is recognized as the first and best example of the Richardsonian Romanesque architectural style.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/25/2008

last visited: 8/23/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldVilla Savoye - Poissy, France

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[FR] La villa Savoye a été construite de 1928 à 1931 sur un terrain de sept hectares, par l'architecte Le Corbusier. [EN] The Villa Savoye is considered by many to be the seminal work of the Swiss architect Le Corbusier.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 11/23/2008

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldCathedral of the Immaculate Conception - Burlington, Vermont

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Roman Catholic Cathedral

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: Vermont

date approved: 11/12/2008

last visited: 8/23/2012

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Great Buildings of the WorldTeam Disney Building - Lake Buena Vista, FL

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The Team Disney Building is located on Disney World property and was designed by renowned architect Arata Isozaki.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Florida

date approved: 11/10/2008

last visited: 7/8/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldRose Walk - Bernard Maybeck

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A grouping of buildings located along a pedestrian staircase in North Berkeley by Bernard Maybeck. This "great building" is actually great landscape architecture!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 11/7/2008

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldGap Offices in San Bruno - San Bruno, CA

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Large Office building in San Francisco, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/5/2008

last visited: 1/12/2009

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Great Buildings of the WorldSt Martin-in-the-Fields

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St Martin-in-the-Fields. Church in Trafalgar Square, London. Architect James Gibbs. Completed 1726

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Sieni

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 10/26/2008

last visited: 10/29/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldEmpire State Building - New York City, New York

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Standing 102 stories above the New York streets, this limestone and granite landmark held reign as the tallest building in the world from 1931-1970.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Scooter Bill

location: New York

date approved: 10/21/2008

last visited: 8/29/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldMonterey Bay Aquarium - Monterey, California

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Although drab and grey from the outside, this large concrete reinforced building houses one of the worlds largest aquariums.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Touchstone

location: California

date approved: 10/19/2008

last visited: 9/30/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldDurham Cathedral

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Durham Cathedral was built from 1093 until 1130,and has been described as one of the greatest architectural experiences in Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fellsmanhiker

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 10/17/2008

last visited: 8/22/2013

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Great Buildings of the World SFMOMA - San Francisco, CA

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San Francisco's Mmuseum of modern Art on 3rd St.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/22/2008

last visited: 8/2/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldThe Cannery - San Francisco, CA

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Former peach cannery, now an entertainment center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/22/2008

last visited: 12/8/1999

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Great Buildings of the WorldTransamerica Pyramid - San Francisco, CA

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The tallest and most recognizable skyscrapper in San Francisco, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/22/2008

last visited: 3/16/2013

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