Architectural History & Periods
The small town of Dwight, Illinois-- about 75 miles southwest of Chicago—has a number of priceless and fascinating architectural treasures.
The history of the architect and art of Egypt, gives us the glimpses of a civilization which was fully blown. Fifty-three centuries of unbroken history. Egyptians erected and produced beautiful art..
A UNESCO Heritage site accorded its status for outstanding historical and architectural significance. The so-called New Town of Edinburgh is over 250 years old but all descriptions are relative. The name derived from...
Chicago's Pennsylvania Railroad Freight Terminal was an architectural masterpiece in a city noted for its brilliant buildings. So why do so few Chicagoans know about this amazing building?
Hagia Sophia -- Christian basilica and Islamic mosque -- one of the greatest architectural wonders of antiquity
Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey today. wikipedia One of the most modern and beautiful cities in the world is Istanbul, Turkey and the reason this city is so interesting is because it is both a western and a eastern...
Taj Mahal is one among the famous landmarks of India and a popular tourist destination. It was built by the Emperor Shah Jahan to proclaim his undying love for his wife Mumtaz Mahal after her death.
An architectural tour of Chicago's historic Michigan Avenue Hotels. Part One includes the Hilton Chicago, Blackstone, Congress, and Auditorium Building.
Around the world are many ancient structures made from megaliths that are impossible to lift. Some stones are so immense heavy that would take thousands of men to lift. These men were not present.
The Architecture of the Western Reserve is a bit like comedy or pornography — it may be very hard to define, but you'll know it when you see it.
The question here is did King Arthur really exist? This article is an account of a mysterious true life story where bones were found and discovered in Glastonbury. Why is it mysterious? Well, you will just have to read...
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