Other famous buildings around the world.|
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|Many years ago, Greystone was of the finest of the New Jersey facilities for the mentally ill. Situated in a very urbanized area of Morris Plains, Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital once was a clean, beautiful hospital. Whether it be bright sunny day or not- Greystone is living its last days as a dirty, dark place. During the nicer days of the year, you would drive along the roads on the pr...||08/05/2005||454|
|Taipei 101 - under construction.||08/05/2005||1,941|
|Masterplan of the world highest building Burj dubai.|
From The Burj Dubai (Arabic for "Tower of Dubai") is a skyscraper currently under construction in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Its exact height remains a closely-guarded secret, but is believed to be approximately 705 meters (2,314 ft).
|The Woolworth Building in Manhattan, NYC. Designed by the famous architect, Cass Gilbert for FW Woolworth. Very gothic looking building and nicknamed 'The Cathedral of Commerce"||08/05/2005||449|
|Both are located in Manhattan, NYC. Where Madison Square garden is used to be an exact copy of the Farley Post Office building. This was the old Penn Station which was demolished in the early 1960's. People were outraged that such a historic place could be knocked down that they formed a sort of historic places protection to prevent this in the future.||08/05/2005||839|
|The Flatiron Building in Manhattan, located at the crossroads of Broadway, 5th Avenue and 23rd Street. The building was originally called the Fuller Building, after Fuller Brush Company.
If you scroll northeast of the building, you will see madison Square Park, which used to be NYC's Potters Field. The park also held the arm and torch of the Statue of Liberty while it was being ...
|The Chrysler Building in Manhattan, NYC. Designed by William Van Allen for Walter P. Chrysler and completed in 1930. It was the tallest building in the world for just a few short months until it was overtaken by The Empire State Building. The spire of the building, as well as the hood ornament gargoyles are made of German Nirosta metal. The lobby is made of Italian and South African marble and ...||08/04/2005||1,044|
|This is a very large coal burning power plant in eastern Kazakhstan, with what is reported to be the tallest chimney in the world (420m). There should be another station very similar nearby, called GRES-1, although I can't locate it myself. This power station is just north of the worlds largest open-cast coal mine, the Bogatyr mine.||08/04/2005||618|
|7427 Roosevelt Rd, Forest Park, Illinois, USA. The former Armory Lounge, primary headquarters of notorious 1950's mafia boss Sam Giancana who had ties to everyone from Frank Sinatra to JFK to Fidel Castro. The Armory Lounge was bugged by the FBI in 1959 and stayed bugged for over five years, yielding tons of information on criminal activites in Chicago and around the country. Currently a rat...||08/04/2005||453|
|This is a view of Co-op City, located off Route 95 in the Bronx. I believe it is the biggest co-operative in the world, but I am not sure. 55,000 people live there in over thirty tall buildings that range from 24 to 32 floors. Co-op has its own police force and numerous parks and shopping centers. One shopping center, Bay Plaza, has the first and only Barnes & Noble in the Bronx. People got...||08/04/2005||534|
|At 380 metres this smoke stack is one of the tallest in the world. Unfortunatly, because of its hight, the range increases for acid rain.|
The nickel mine at Sudbury is also one of the worlds largest.
|The Tokyo Wan Aqua-Line is a bridge-tunnel across Tokyo Bay in Japan.|
It connects the city of Kawasaki in Kanagawa Prefecture with the city of Kisarazu in Chiba Prefecture. With an overall length of about 10 miles (15 km), it consists of about 1/3 bridge and 2/3 tunnel. It carries National Route 409 across the bay. It opened on December 18, 1997 after years of construction at a cost of 1...
|you can see the india gate. you can also see a plane on the circle next to India Gate (near the north-western street).||08/03/2005||1,417|
|A very interesting veiw of a building found in New Deli.||08/03/2005||539|
|The Walhalla temple, commissioned by Ludwig I of Bavaria in 1816 and completed in 1842 commemorates great figures from German history ('German' taken in the sense of Germanic, since Gothic, Langobardic, Anglo-Saxon and Swiss German figures are included). It is located near Regensburg at the Danube.||08/03/2005||492|
|Nice placemark in the center of the munich relax-area: English Garden. Next to this tower a very nice beer-garden is located.||08/03/2005||554|
|Coit Tower on Telegraph hill in San Francisco has provided visitors, and locals, with impressive views of The City since its completion in 1933.|
Lillie Hitchcock Coit, philanthropist and admirer of the fire fighters at the 1906 earthquake fire, left funds to The City for beautification of San Francisco.
Those funds were used for the construction of the 210 ft. tall a...
|Following extensive renovations, Wazir Akbar Khan Hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, was handed over to the Ministry of Public Health on 25 January 2005.|
The Red Cross' connection with Wazir Akbar Khan Hospital goes back many years. The 100-bed facility was, and still is, the main referral hospital for orthopaedic and emergency surgery in Afghanistan. In the 1990s, as fightin...
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|This is the testcenter in the Netherlands(West) in Noordwijk ||08/01/2005||409|
|The world's 8th tallest building||08/01/2005||401|
|4 different famous buildings in Hong Kong||08/01/2005||1,172|
|This is the Admiralty Building in London. It is of interest for many reasons. I marked it because I am a fan of the Aubrey Maturin series of books by Patrick O'Brian. I hope to post a series of locations from the books. Please take this as an initial offering. I hope to point other fans here.||07/31/2005||452|
|This is the former site of the Essex County sanitarium for TB patients. It was built around 1910 and was gigantic. There are at least a few websites about it, the best being: http://www.mountainsanatorium.net|
Its was a beautiful set of buildings and they were all demolished a few years ago and is now a park. As a teen, we would ride our bikes up there and wander the halls, looki...
|This is a virtual tour through the most interesting sights of Bratislava, capital of Slovakia, Central Europe.|
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