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Financial District, San Francisco

and job seekers from a multitude of countries. Following Californian independence (California Republic) and American annexation and the California Gold Rush, the area boomed rapidly and the Bay shoreline, which originally ended near Montgomery Street, was filled in and extended to The Embarcadero. Gold Rush wealth and business made it the financial capital of the west coast as many banks and businesses set up in the neighborhood. The west coast's first and only skyscrapers, were built in the area along Market Street (Market Street (San Francisco)). The neighborhood was completely destroyed in the 1906 Earthquake and Fire (1906 San Francisco earthquake) (although miraculously, the area's skyscrapers survived). By 1910, the area was largely rebuilt with low-rise, masonry-clad buildings ranging from six to twelve stories in height. 79X Candlestick Express Sutter and Sansome Candlestick Park Financial District (Financial District, San Francisco), South of Market (South of Market, San Francisco) Route map (PDF) -


Taganrog

Alphéraky . He was born in Kharkov (present-day Ukraine). He spent all of his childhood in the city of Taganrog in the magnificent palace on Catholic Street (currently "Alferaki Palace" on Frunze Street). Achilles received good home education and easily entered the historical and philological faculty at the Moscow University, where he also studied music theory. Music was his favorite pastime, but he could not dedicate all of his time for it. The family business

made him return to Taganrog, where he settled in the end of 1870. Count '''Matvei Ivanovich Platov''' (Pribilyanskoe August 6, 1757 - Epanchitskoe (near Taganrog) January 3, 1818) was a Russian general who commanded the Don Cossacks in the Napoleonic wars and founded Novocherkassk as the new capital of the Don Host Province. In Rome, Antokolski completed the statue of Peter the Great (Peter I of Russia) for Peterhof Palace in 1872, with its copies


Portsmouth

saw the French battleship La Gloire while on holiday in Toulon in the south of France. On discovering that the armour on the ship was made by hammering he returned to Sheffield and built a rolling mill and submitted examples of rolled armour plate to the Royal Navy. Tests on the armour at Portsmouth in 1862 were so successful that by 1867 75% of Royal Navy ships had Brown's armour plate on them. The success of his armour business made Brown a personal and professional fortune, in 1864 his Atlas Works were converted into a limited liability company with a capital of £1,000,000. ** WikiPedia:Portsmouth Commons:Category:Portsmouth


Nicaragua

. Canary Islanders were the driving force in the cigar industry in Cuba, and were called "Vegueros." Many of the big cigar factories in Cuba were owned by Canary Islanders. After the Castro (Fidel Castro) revolution, many Cubans and returning Canarians settled in the Canary islands, among them were many cigar factory owners such as the Garcia family. The cigar business made its way to the Canary Islands from Cuba, and now the Canary Islands are one of the places that are known


Honduras

by Canary Islanders. After the Castro (Fidel Castro) revolution, many Cubans and returning Canarians settled in the Canary islands, among them were many cigar factory owners such as the Garcia family. The cigar business made its way to the Canary Islands from Cuba, and now the Canary Islands are one of the places that are known for cigars alongside Cuba, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, and Honduras. The island of La Palma has the greatest Cuban influence out of all seven islands. Also


Dominican Republic

Cubans and returning Canarians settled in the Canary islands, among them were many cigar factory owners such as the Garcia family. The cigar business made its way to the Canary Islands from Cuba, and now the Canary Islands are one of the places that are known for cigars alongside Cuba, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, and Honduras. The island of La Palma has the greatest Cuban influence out of all seven islands. Also, La Palma has the closest Canarian accent to the Cuban accent, due


Ukraine

studied music theory. Music was his favorite pastime, but he could not dedicate all of his time for it. The family business made him return to Taganrog, where he settled in the end of 1870. '''Nataliya Anatoliïvna Skakun''' ( ; born August 3, 1981 in Altai Kray) is a Ukrain (Ukraine)ian weightlifter (Olympic weightlifting) who competed in the Women's 63 kg weight class at the Weightlifting at the 2004 Summer Olympics 2004 Summer Olympics


Russia

in Siberia. In 1841, he opened his own shop adjacent to the B&O Mount Clare Shops, with that railroad as his primary customer. He was a pioneer in the development of coal-burning locomotives. He was eccentric, and his locomotive business made him independently wealthy. His customer


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