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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: 2/28/2015

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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 Regular Member Team Sieni

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 10/26/2008

last visited: 8/3/2020

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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: 6/15/2018

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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: 8/3/2020

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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 Regular Member fellsmanhiker

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 10/17/2008

last visited: 12/21/2019

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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: 8/3/2020

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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: 5/13/2019

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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: 4/26/2019

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Great Buildings of the WorldHallidie Building - San Francisco, CA

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Office building in downtown San Francisco with its glass facade.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/22/2008

last visited: 10/10/2008

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Great Buildings of the WorldCapitol at Williamsburg - Williamsburg, VA

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The original capitol was built in 1705 on the foundation of the 1619 House of Burgesses. This replica was built in 1832 when the building was burnt to the ground. It can now be toured by paid visitors to Colonial Williamsburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/22/2008

last visited: 11/19/2018

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Great Buildings of the WorldTower of London - London, England, UK

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Tower of London is a palace, fortress, and a prison.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/13/2008

last visited: 10/6/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldDrayton Hall - SC

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Drayton Hall in Charleston, SC.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member carolina1

location: South Carolina

date approved: 9/12/2008

last visited: 4/5/2018

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Great Buildings of the WorldSears Tower - Chicago, IL

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The Sears Tower located in Chicago, IL is the tallest building in the United States (at the current time - Chicago Spire is currently under construction).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/10/2008

last visited: 8/5/2005

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Great Buildings of the WorldCathedral of Pisa - Pisa, Italy

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The Cathedral of Pisa is part of the Piazza dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 9/9/2008

last visited: 8/3/2020

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Great Buildings of the WorldLeaning Tower of Pisa - Pisa, Italy

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The Leaning Tower of Pisa is one of the oldest building in the inventory of great buildings.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 9/4/2008

last visited: 8/3/2020

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Great Buildings of the WorldKinkaku - ji Temple (Rokuon - ji Temple) - Kyoto, Japan

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Rokuon - ji Temple was originally built as a villa by Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, who had taken possession of a mountain villa of Saionji Temple in 1397. It was converted into a temple after Yoshimitsu's death.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BluegrassCache

location: Kyoto, Japan

date approved: 8/31/2008

last visited: 8/3/2020

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Great Buildings of the WorldWexner Center - Columbus, Ohio

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The Wexner Center for the Arts on the Ohio State University campus in downtown Columbus, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mr. 0

location: Ohio

date approved: 8/17/2008

last visited: 5/4/2011

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Great Buildings of the WorldCentral Lutheran Church - Portland, OR

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The architecture of the Central Lutheran Church is a mix of vertical and horizontal lines.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member geobwong2k

location: Oregon

date approved: 8/14/2008

last visited: 2/16/2016

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Great Buildings of the WorldFreeway Park - Seattle

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A 5.5 acre park above the Interstate-5 freeway, Freeway Park consists of three main plazas connected by footpaths.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member SeattleOtaku

location: Washington

date approved: 8/13/2008

last visited: 4/29/2010

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Great Buildings of the WorldGarden Grove Church - Garden Grove, CA

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The Garden Grove Church in Garden Grove, is also know as the Crystal Cathedral.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member geobwong2k

location: California

date approved: 8/2/2008

last visited: 4/2/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldPennzoil Place - Houston, Texas

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Pennzoil Place with a gap of ten feet between the two towers and the pairing of the two towers makes for a a complex of definite architectural interest. They are located in the heart of downtown Houston, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Texas

date approved: 8/1/2008

last visited: 11/27/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldNorth Carolina State Capitol, Raleigh NC

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Historic state capitol of North Carolina.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ECPirates

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/31/2008

last visited: 4/2/2018

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Great Buildings of the WorldCN Tower

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Defining the Toronto skyline, the CN Tower is Canada's most recognizable and celebrated icon. At a height of 553.33m (1,815 ft., 5 inches), it is Canada’s National Tower.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Beagle-1

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/25/2008

last visited: 4/25/2018

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Great Buildings of the WorldCentre Georges-Pompidou - Paris, France

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[FR] Le Centre, qui accueille le public depuis 1977, est né de la volonté du Président de la République Georges Pompidou. [EN] Centre Georges Pompidou was named after the former president of France from 1969 to 1974, and opened on 31 December 1977.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 7/23/2008

last visited: 5/7/2013

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