Thursday, August 13, 2020

Wonders by countries

Most interesting wonders by countries and other territories.

Art Institute of Chicago

Large and important art museum which was founded in 1879. The museum has evolved a cutting-edge educational and research program which involves the hundreds...

Marshall Field and Company Building

An enormous department store building which has set many standards for luxurious downtown department stores around the world. This enormous building has 13 floors...

Antelope House

Impressive ruins of Anasazi settlement under cliff overhang. Abandoned around 1260. Nearby was Tomb of Weaver which contained a mummified body of old man. Location,...

Manhattan Building in Chicago

The oldest existing skyscraper where has been used the skeletal support system. This 16 floors tall building was constructed in 1891 and was a...

Hoover Dam

Comparatively old and enormous dam for hydropower station, 221 m high. The structure is adorned with details in Art Deco style and was constructed...

Marina City

A complex of buildings which is dominated by two round towers - 179 m tall apartment buildings, each with 65 floors. Constructed in 1968....

Keet Seel

Abandoned Anasazi cliff dwelling, occupied in 1250, abandoned around 1300 AD. Here lived up to 150 people. Contains a circular tower, one of most...

Lyman Lake Petroglyphs

Petroglyph sites with very diverse cliff drawings from different periods - from 6000 BC to 1400 AD. Some specialists consider that part of the...

Auditorium Building

A prominent building in Chicago style, designed by Louis Sullivan and Dankmar Adler. This mixed-use building was built in 1890, it is 73 m...

Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District

A residential district where some 25 properties have been designed by Frank Lloyd Wright - the greatest architect of the United States. In total,...