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Eerily Beautiful Abandoned Places

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.30.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

A ship graveyard in Mauritania, a picturesque 16th century Italian village, a once-grand train station--we can't help but be mesmerized by these mysterious and beautiful abandoned places around the world.

Can't Miss Things To Do In Europe This Summer

Party Earth | Posted 06.26.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

Europe is a continent sized adventure land, mesmerizing idealistic tourists with the promise of history, romance, and memories to last a lifetime. With so many enticing options, planning your trip across the pond can be overwhelming.

The World's Most Beautiful Clock Towers

Travel + Leisure | Posted 06.15.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

A well-placed clock can remind you where you are and, in some cases, even push you along to where you're going.

PHOTOS: World's Coolest Ferris Wheels

Travel + Leisure | Posted 05.17.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Still, we're drawn to Ferris wheels new and historic for much the same reason: the sheer pleasure of going along for the ride and gazing at spectacular views far below.

PHOTOS: Where To Visit The Future

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.24.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Now if only someone could get to work on those jet packs.

Rainbow Room Gets Landmark Status

AP | Posted 10.17.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York City's iconic Rainbow Room at Rockefeller Center has been designated a landmark. The city Landmarks Preservation Commission on T...

The Apple of Our Eye

Paul Gunther | Posted 11.14.2012 | Style
Paul Gunther

The world-renowned flagship store of Macy's at Herald Square -- backdrop to the namesake Thanksgiving Day parade since its advent 78 years ago -- is undergoing a $400 million interior renovation now rapidly unfolding in time for holiday 2012 shopping.

Shady Beijing Developers Demolish the Home of China's "Father of Modern Architecture"

ARTINFO | Posted 04.07.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

Liang Sicheng (1901-1972) is known as China's "Father of Modern Architecture," but he expressed strong sentiments throughout his career when it came t...

PHOTOS: World's Most Popular Landmarks

Travel + Leisure | Posted 04.02.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Find out which landmarks are the most buzzed about and start plotting your next trip.

PHOTOS: Hidden Secrets Of Grand Central Terminal

Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel

The first things visitors to New York's iconic Grand Central need to know is that it's not a train station. Because the massive train yard is the end ...

The RedBall Project: Art In Unexpected Places

wejetset | Posted 03.14.2012 | Travel
wejetset

"Through the RedBall Project I utilize my opportunity as an artist to be a catalyst for new encounters within the everyday," artist Kurt Perschke says.

Harlem Residents Outraged by 'Ghetto' Liquor Store

| Jeff Mays | Posted 11.28.2011 | New York

HARLEM -- When Ruthann Richert heard that a wine and liquor store was coming to Lenox Avenue and 119th Street, in the Mount Morris Park historic distr...

Boyle Heights: Death Of An Iconic Building

Posted 11.23.2011 | Latino Voices

This article is part of a weekly series published in partnership with the Boyle Heights Beat. It appears every Wednesday. By Alejandro Rojas Th...

PHOTOS: Iconic Tourist Attractions Then And Now

Posted 01.03.2012 | Travel

Icons stay iconic for precisely as long as everyone agrees that they're icons. Eventually the "must-see" becomes the "if you have time" and soon every...

Landmark Modernist Building In Court Battle Over Redesign

Posted 11.30.2011 | Arts

New York City became the proving grounds for the international style of architecture in the 1950s, with many buildings remaining today as a testament ...

CLOSING! (For One Year)

AP | Posted 10.10.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Statue of Liberty will close for a year at the end of October as it undergoes a $27.25 million renovation that will make the inte...

Can LA Save Richard Neutra's Historic Kronish House?

latimes.com | Posted 10.04.2011 | Arts

Bowing to community pressure, the owners of Richard Neutra's Kronish House in Beverly Hills have agreed to postpone its demolition until at least Oct....

City To Auction Off Remnants Of City Landmarks

Posted 09.10.2011 | New York

Somewhere in Brooklyn there is a warehouse that contains a treasure trove of historical artifacts from the city's rich history. Discarded material f...

The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge

Michael Kaye | Posted 07.27.2011 | New York
Michael Kaye

As Bike month in New York City and my wife, Yolanda's and my month-long biking sojourn in New York comes to a close I want to tell you about my favor...

PHOTOS: Exhibition Spotlight: Ezra Stoller's Photographs Of Iconic Modern Architecture

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Ezra Stoller WHAT: An exhibition of architectural gelatin silver prints by Ezra Stoller WHEN: January 6 - February 12, 2011 WHERE: Yossi Milo ...

ARCHITECTURE: The Not-So Leaning Tower Of Pisa Restored

Telegraph | Nick Squires, Rome | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Restorers used chisels and hi-tech laser technology to scrub grime from the more than 24,000 blocks of stone that make up the 183ft tall tower. The...

(PHOTOS) LANDMARKS: Ancient City of Pompeii Falls To Ruins Once Again

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

After being covered by volcanic ash for hundreds of years, we thought Pompeii's tragic days had come and gone. Unfortunately, over the past few weeks,...

Soaring Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge Finally Complete

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

BOULDER CITY, Nev. (Associated Press) — A soaring bridge that will let drivers bypass Hoover Dam – and steer clear of its security checkpo...

Black Folk's Summer Fun, For Town and Country!

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

During summer, escalating temperatures affect us all. So it's not a matter of being rich or poor that makes one eager to go to the Hamptons.

Dining, Superbly, to Save St. Vincent de Paul Church

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

More than two centuries after Queen Marie Antoinette's sad demise, the French remain ingenious dispensers of the most regal hospitality. Tuesday night was a case in point.