Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady) Rebuilt in Dresden Germany

The Frauenkirche was originally built in 1743 and designed by Dresden's city architect George Bähr. It was placed on the outskirts of town and was surrounded...

10 Historic Theaters Facing Tear-Downs

The Theatres Trust has added 10 new arts venues to its theatre buildings at risk register for 2013, which features 48 buildings in all,...

The Rookery Building Atrium Chicago

Set in the core of Chicago’s financial area, at 209 South LaSalle Street, Daniel Burnham and John Root’s Rookery Building is a Chicago landmark,...

Lady Gaga Purchases Mansion in Scotland (Pictures)

Lady Gaga purchase of her new house is belated because of her continuous on the road lifestyle. She splurged on this megamansion just a...

The 10 Most Overlooked Women in Architecture

By Nicky Rackard, Arch Daily (Read the original story here) Looking back on architectural history, you could be forgiven for thinking that women were an invention...

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...

5 Architectural Fails

Tacoma Narrows Bridge, Tacoma, WA The Tacoma Narrows Bridge was a suspension bridge that connected the port city of Tacoma, WA, with the Kitsap Peninsula. It...

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...

Michelle Obama’s Underprivileged Childhood Home

Michelle Obama was born on January 17, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois. She attended Princeton University, graduating cum laude in 1985, and went on to...

Wright’s Glencoe Subdivision Markers are Crumbling

One of the most unique details at Frank Lloyd Wright's Ravine Bluffs subdivision in Glencoe is in need of some significant Tender loving care. The...

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...

A Different view of Church Ceilings (Panoramas)

Photographer- Richard Silver takes us on a tour of magnificently designed church ceilings around NYC. Each photo is a vertical panorama consisting of 6-10 photos...

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...

Ponte Vecchio Florence, Italy

The Ponte Vecchio Bridge (Old Bridge) was constructed in 1345 over the Arno Rive in Florence, Italy. As you can see from the images, the bridge...