This masterpiece of architect Daniel Burnham sits on a narrrow triangular site in New York City, and seems to slice through the traffic of Broadway and Fifth Avenue with its distictively acute corner. Modeled by Mason Thrall.
Empire State Building
American International Building
One Chase Manhattan Plaza
60 Wall Street
Three World Financial Center
Two World Financial Center
Verizon Building <...
40 Wall Street is a 70-story skyscraper in New York City completed in 1930 after only 11 months of construction. It is located on the north side of Wall Street between Broad Street and William Street. It was first known as Bank of Manhattan Trust Building when it was built. Its pinnacle reaches 927 feet (282.5m) and was very briefly the tallest building in the world, soon surpassed by the Chrys...
In July 28, 1945, a B-25 Mitchell bomber flew into
the Empire State Building.
At about 10 A.M., the bomber hit the 79th floor, killing the three men aboard instantly. One of the two engines went through the building and out the other side, and through the
roof of a 20-story building on the other side of 34th Street, starting a fire.
Eyewitness reported they heard a b...
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 ...
The building was designed by Sir James Pennethorne between 1867 and 1870 as headquarters for the University of London. It occupied the northernmost section of the former garden of Burlington House. It was a grand building, but not especially large. The University of London is a federal university and this early central building contained little besides examination halls and a few offices; the p...
This is the head quarters of Electricity Utility in Central Indian State. It's a spectacular architecture and have won the best building in Asia award sometime in the nineties. You won't belive how well planned and designed this building unless you see it. It's one of the marvelleous man made structures, and that too a Government building in India.
Located at the center of Bandung - Indonesia, Gedung Sate is the most prominent landmark in the town. This white building was built in 1920 and was disigned to be used as the center of East India Goverment, then that's why in the year of 1952, this building was the most beautiful building in Indonesia. Lapangan Gazeebo, a big public open field in the front of this building, is frequently used f...
Is it a joke???
It´s not a joke!!!
Is it a Google Earth mistake?'
There´s no mistake, in any way!!
Is it possible??
It´s possible in the country where it´s built!!
And where is it?
In the center of Osaka, Japan.
During the years 80, the municipality of Osaka needed the little "land" situated where the building today take place, ...
These A numbers were written during WW II by the US Airforce on rooftops on a building in city and village in Greenland. They were used as guiding marks for pilots when whey flew from the USA to Europe or their bases in Greenland.
Today only a few are left. There are also an number building in Nuuk, Nanortalik, Kapisillit and Rodebay.
The Sam Kee Building is located at 8 West Pender Street in Vancouver, British Columbia and is noteworthy for being the narrowest commercial building in the world. It holds it's record by both the Guinness World Records and Ripley's Believ It or Not. It is 4'11" at its base and 6' wide on the second floor.
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