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High Rises

Confessions of a Recovering City Girl

Michelle Martin | Posted 09.09.2014 | Women
Michelle Martin

So what's next for me? Well, now that I've gotten high-rise downtown living out of my system, I believe I am now almost-solidly, semi-fully committed to becoming a hiking-biking-take-a-walk-in-the-woods-critter-loving-all-things-outdoors-nature girl.

PHOTOS: The 10 Most Stunning Apartment Views From Around The World

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 04.11.2013 | HuffPost Home

Does your glimpse from home compete with these? Share your photos with us!

Past Is Prelude In Japan

Jim Calio | Posted 11.21.2012 | Travel
Jim Calio

On my last day in the city, I watched a businessman approach a shrine, waft incense smoke from a pot into his nostrils and then continue on to work, his leather briefcase in hand.

Japan's Building Codes And Drills Seen As Lifesavers

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Hidden inside the skeletons of high-rise towers, extra steel bracing, giant rubber pads and embedded hydraulic shock absorbers make modern Japanese bu...