Thursday, August 13, 2020

Wonders by countries

Most interesting wonders by countries and other territories.

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,...

Mooney Falls

Approximately 58 m tall waterfall in Havasu canyon. Around the falls are interesting tufa formations, below the falls have formed terraces. Location, GPS coordinates: 36.26316 N...

Cadillac Palace Theatre

An enormous and ornate theatre which was opened in 1926. The design of premises is inspired by the Palace of Versailles and Fountainebleau. Impressive...

Chicago Board of Trade Building

Historical skyscraper in Art Deco style. The massive building is 184 m tall and has 44 floors. It is topped with an enormous statue...

Chicago Loop

Central business district of Chicago with the headquarters of many large companies. Here are located numerous monuments of architecture - some of the earliest...