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Elevated buildings are those which, for myriad reasons, were constructed with the desire that they not be in contact with Terra Firma. They may occur in various forms, the predominant one being that of a relatively small building elevated well above the earth by posts or columns. These may be elevated caches, granaries or warehouses constructed for storage of food or supplies, fishing huts, bird watching or hunting blinds, or fire lookout towers.
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Elevated BuildingsNjalla - Karasjok, Norway

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Sami njalla which is a small storage building located on top of a tree trunk

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Troms og Finnmark, Norway

date approved: 1/8/2022

last visited: never

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Elevated Buildings175 Federal Street - Boston, Massachusetts

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The upper 12 floors of the hexagonal high rise -- originally known as the Fiduciary Trust Building -- 175 Federal Street are supported by seven trusses atop 14 caissons in Boston, Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/3/2022

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsElevated Bathhouse at Barrington Town Beach - Barrington, Rhode Island

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The modern bathhouse at Barrington Town Beach is entirely elevated on wood pylons. It officially opened on June 23, 2012.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 1/3/2022

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsQuinta do Escuteiro - Batalha, Leiria, Portugal

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In Quinta do Escuteiro you'll find this look out tower, built by the boyscouts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tofixe

location: Leiria, Portugal

date approved: 12/27/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsOUE Tower - Singapore, Singapore

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The OUE Tower is a spectacular elevated building in Singapore.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella

location: Singapore

date approved: 12/26/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsHórreo - Aceredo, Lobios, Ourense, Galicia, España

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Typical in Celtic countries

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 12/25/2021

last visited: 12/26/2021

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Elevated BuildingsStorehouse - Västerbottens Museum - Umeå, Sweden

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Västerbottens Museum is an outdoor museum where you can see various buildings from the area. Among other things, also this elevated storehouse from a Sami camp

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Västerbotten, Sweden

date approved: 12/21/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsMotto am Fluss - Vienna, Austria

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Interessantes Gebäude auf Stelzen neben dem Donaukanal / Interesting building on stils next to the Danube Canal

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 12/7/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsCorn Crib - Havre de Grace, MD

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An elevated building at the Steppingstone Farm Museum in Havre de Grace, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/6/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsHygieostatic Bat Roost - Comfort, TX

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The Hygieostatic Bat Roost is one of sixteen known such roosts built between 1907 and 1929, one of two survivors of seven built in Texas, and the oldest of three known existing roosts in the US.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/30/2021

last visited: 12/1/2021

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Elevated BuildingsTraditional Barns - Törbel, VS, Switzerland

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An ensemble of traditional Valais style stilted barns in the west of Törbel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Valais, Switzerland

date approved: 11/27/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsOffice Building - Ramsey, Isle of Man

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This office building is to the rear of 29 Parliament Street in Ramsey and is elevated to allow parking under it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: Isle of Man

date approved: 11/7/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsHórreo - Avilés, Asturias, España

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Asturian Hórreo, elevated building

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Principado de Asturias, Spain

date approved: 10/18/2021

last visited: 10/20/2021

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Elevated BuildingsSingaraja Pier - Singaraja, Bali, Indonesia

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The Singaraja Pier consists of 4 restaurant on platforms above the sea.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker

location: Indonesia

date approved: 10/17/2021

last visited: 10/18/2021

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Elevated BuildingsAnderson Street Water Tower - Huntington Beach, CA

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An icon for Huntington Beach and Pacific Coast Highway is placed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is one of the tallest homes in the world. It is currently a vacation rental.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/17/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsUnilever 'De Brug' - Rotterdam, NL

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Op de Nassaukade staat het gebouw van Unilever. De Brug, zoals het kantoor genoemd wordt, is niet het hoofdkantoor maar wel een prachtig pand. Echt een icoon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Great4Fun

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 10/16/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsTorre Niemeyer - Avilés, Asturias, España

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A 360º view of the interior of the Mirador Tower

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Principado de Asturias, Spain

date approved: 10/11/2021

last visited: 10/12/2021

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Elevated BuildingsStrandpavillon "De Branding" - Zoutelande, ZL, Netherlands

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On the beach of Zoutelande is the restaurant "De Branding", which was placed on a pile construction to protect against high tides.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FamilieFrohne

location: Zeeland, Netherlands

date approved: 10/10/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsWhitefish Point Lookout - Whitefish Point MI

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White Fish Point Lookout at the former Whitefish Point Coast Guard Station. An believe it or not it is Paradise!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Michigan

date approved: 10/9/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsRunge Nature Center Fire Tower - Jefferson City MO

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Runge Nature Center Fire Tower in Jefferson City MO

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/8/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsHórreo - Aceredo, Lobios, Ourense, Galicia, España

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Galician elevated building

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 10/7/2021

last visited: 10/10/2021

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Elevated BuildingsGeisel Library - San Diego, CA

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The famous Geisel Library at UC San Diego, dedicated to Dr. Seuss Geisel a former resident of San Diego (La Jolla).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 9/30/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsNorth Attleboro Fire Tower - World War I Memorial Park - North Attleboro, Massachusetts

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The 80-foot tall North Attleboro Fire Tower at World War I Park in North Attleboro, Massachusetts, tops out at an elevation of 470 feet.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/30/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsFormer Queest Mountain Lookout - Salmon Arm, BC

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RJ Haney Heritage Village & Museum is located at the southeast corner of the city of Salmon Arm. on Highway 97B/50th Street NE. It is about 1 km south of the Trans Canada Highway/Highway 1.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/26/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsMount Roberts Lookout Tower- Eureka, Montana

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Tobacco Valley Historical Village is located at the junction of Hwy. 93/Riverside Drive and Tobacco Road. This is a great museum and it is FREE. You can visit the museum and walk around even if it is closed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Montana

date approved: 9/25/2021

last visited: never

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