Thursday, November 23, 2017

Castle on the Market: Humewood Castle- Ireland

KILTEGAN, IRELAND 15 bedrooms 18 bathrooms 46,200 SQ. FT. $10.1 MILLION In 1867 a wealthy Irish landowner enlisted English ecclesiastical architect William White to construct on his family real...

Richard Buckminster Fuller’s Architecture Influence

Buckminster Fuller is a historically famous architecture, scientist and inventor that is known for making 28 patents, authoring 28 books and he received 47 honorary...

What You Did Not Know About the St. Louis Gateway Arch

An American Monument The St. Louis Gateway Arch is a modern marvel of American architecture. It is currently the tallest man-made monument in the United...

Devil’s Bridge (Rakotzbrücke) Germany

Devil's Bridge is a term applied to the dangerous looking bridges throughout primarily Europe that were built during the Medieval Time (1000-1600 A.D.). The...

Once a Home, Now just Abandoned Mess

// // Once a Home, Ohio Perhaps the most stunning thing about this abandoned home in Pike County, Ohio is the surprisingly massive pile of...

Commemorating Rachel Carson’s Environmental Influence

Born: May 27, 1907 Springdale, Pennsylvania Died: April 14, 1964 Silver Spring, Maryland Our planet needs more people to bring light to the environmental impacts of our ignorant...

Commemorating Julia Butterfly Hill’s Environmental Influence

Born: Feb 18, 1974 Mount Vernon, Missouri Everyone can make a difference if even they don’t set out to. Julia Butterfly Hill is a voice in the...

Statue of Liberty Neoclassical Architecture, New York

The Statue That Represents America The Statue of Liberty, located in New York, is well known around the world as an icon of freedom and...

Presidential Palaces Around the World

An image shows 1000+ words. The following images represent the different architecture styles of the presidential/king/queen or whatever their official leader's house/palace or whatever...

Pullman: Unique Historic Town in Chicago Neighborhood

Initially constructed to house workers of his railcar company, George Pullman’s model community is one of Chicago’s most unique neighborhoods. In its prime, this...

The Marshall Fields Building Chicago Architecture

Overall Structure Although the building seems to be one complete building, its actually 5 separate ones blinded together seamlessly. The original building...

Controversal Destruction of Lanthrop Public Housing Chicago

History During the lowest points of the Great Depression livable affordable housing was in high demand. During this time federal government decided to build a much needed...

Elvis Presley’s Graceland

Elvis Presley  bought Graceland for his family. He let his parents, Gladys and Vernon by the house house with is budget of $100'000 on...

Chicago’s Union Station – Historical Architecture

Union Station was masterfully designed by renown Chicago architect Daniel Burnham and opened in May 1925 after ten years of construction at a cost...