The Gallarus Oratory is puzzling in many ways. Let’s start with the obvious. How is it still standing?
The Leaning Tower ... of Niles, Illinois ...
Squeezing a building like this between the railroad tracks and the Chicago River is quite a feat of engineering.
Location: This weekly gem is located at the intersection of Westminster Bridge and the River Thames in London (see the Clue Me! Map ). Big Ben is having a much-needed face lift, and in the...
The obvious solution was a Denison Double Three-Legged Gravity Escapement.
This design is so strong and stable that only one pin is used where the arms meet to hold the bridge together.
The mural on the outside of the Astoria Column shows a snapshot of the area's history from about 1792 to 1893.
The Notre Dame Cathedral.
The Idaho State Capitol building is called "The Capitol of Light."
L'etoile du nord
A river, pouring out of the Grove Hotel, and onto the sidewalk. Or is it?
The Bridge of Sighs in Venice, Italy.
Let's pencil in a table.
A hidden gem that thousands "miss" every day because they're going somewhere else, but anyone make this gateway to paradise a very nice moment during a visit to Kyoto.
a bridge over the River Cam (a Cam bridge), located in Queens College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
When the depot was built, automobiles were unproven contraptions, and airplanes … not even on the radar.
Whether you're an elderly lover of books, or a lover of elderly books, the George Peabody Library is for you.
“Both rings were round, and there the resemblance ceased.”
This ‘house below average, of a street above average, in a room below the roof.’
Big stairs, big rooms, big space ... except for this one little place.
One of the coolest and most interactive pieces of architecture in Canada, but you have to go to DC to experience it.
It took a long while, but the result was good.
Thirteen pounds at birth? Well, that’ll get your attention!
St. Alban's Church, the "English Church" in Copenhagen, is striking in more ways than one.
According to legend and Nehemias Tjernagel, it was during the 'stilts' craze of (about) 1870 that ....
A great view of a place to get a great view of Copenhagen
Frank Lloyd Wright designed one gas station in his illustrious career, and you're looking at it.
The first wireless phone call indeed took place in 1880, completed by the ingenious Mr. Bell.
Watt Munisotaram is a Cambodian Buddhist temple where you might expect to find none.
The childhood home of Bob Dylan
Church from which the Alamo defenders were notified ... 'there will be no prisoners.'
The Old Mariner's Church in Detroit, a haven to all in need
Location: The Hundertwasser House is in Vienna, Austria, at the intersection of man and nature.
The Little Gem Theater in Detroit, intact today because someone figured out how to pick up 2700 tons of building, move it, and put it down again in a safe place.
The Mariners' Church in Detroit, where "The church bell chimed till it rang twenty-nine times, For each man on the Edmund Fitzgerald."
Connections that appear to be random coincidence ... but what a nice convergence.
The First National Bank building in Northfield, Minnesota, where Jesse James met his match.
Observe the word play and racing strategy as well as the stars and the moon
This tiny church comes complete with a bell tower.
The architecturally interesting 'diving bell' dome of the Navigatorernes Hus, in Copenhagen
This building is a true survivor, of earthquakes, fires, and even a little trinitrotoluene.
A durable church with a durable message.
Thoughts about the role of loose leaf tea in the American Revolution.
A cluster of old buildings, hanging tough in downtown Detroit, with an interesting connection to an American Band
Hjem Sveet Hjem
The "princess' of the Milwaukee Railroad is in Minneapolis.
What did the mayo inside the refrigerator say? "Close the door, I'm dressing!"