Saturday, December 7, 2019

Architectural wonders

Wonders - man made structures and grand artworks.

Salty Dawg Saloon

Bar of wooden logs. structure includes a lighthouse. Walls of Salty Dawg Saloon are pinned with thousands of dollar bills, signed by visitors of...

Russian Bishop’s House

A well preserved and restored example of Russian colonial architecture. Russian Bishop's House is a two floor wooden building and was constructed in 1842...

Miles Glacier Bridge (Million Dollar Bridge)

Million Dollar Bridge or, more officially - Miles Glacier Bridge - is a 470 m long railway bridge which was built in 1910. This...

HAARP Research Station, Alaska

Ionospheric research facility - high-power radio frequency transmitter which is able to excite the ionosphere above it. HAARP Research Station is a subject of...

Fourth Avenue Theatre

Movie theater in Art Deco style, built in 1941 - 1947. Valuable interiors with silver and gold murals. Location, GPS coordinates: 61.21833 N 149.89451 W Categories: Operas, theatres...

Anton Andersen Memorial Tunnel (Whittier Tunnel)

Anton Andersen Memorial Tunnel or Whittier Tunnel is 4.1 km long tunnel - the second longest highway tunnel and the longest combined road and...

Ukivok Stilt Village

Abandoned Inupiat village on inhospitable cliff side. Houses in Ukivok were built on stilts above the sea - an unsettling sight. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.96171 N...

Shishmaref

Village on a small, low lying island in Chukchi Sea. This traditional Inupiaq village is suffering from global warming - the sea is washing...

Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Alaska

Russian Orthodox church with an onion dome, built in 1907. Location, GPS coordinates: 57.12089 N 170.28089 W Categories: Churches Values: Architecture Rating: Where is located? North America, United States, Alaska, St. Paul Island,...

St. Michael’s Cathedral in Sitka, Alaska

Russian Orthodox church, built in 1848. Location, GPS coordinates: 57.05002 N 135.33544 W Categories: Churches Values: Architecture Rating: Where is located? North America, United States, Alaska, Sitka { "@context": "http://schema.org/", "@type": "TouristAttraction", "name": "St. Michael's Cathedral in...