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Midtown Atlanta

, townhouses, lofts and ... people. Architecture and historic districts thumb The fabulous Fox Theatre (Atlanta, Georgia) Fox Theatre (File:Fox Theatre Atlanta.jpg), a cultural icon of Atlanta In the early 1980s, Midtown Atlanta was a blighted area mainly consisting of parking lots. By 1987, One Atlantic Center was built on the corner of West Peachtree Street and 14th Street, which kick-started the redevelopment of the area. Some contemporary buildings of note


Corvallis, Oregon

Albany, Oregon, just east of Corvallis, Oregon. It comprises 13 brick buildings in the Brutalist style, and seven additional contemporary buildings. These buildings are on the perimeter of a giant courtyard, while a covered walkway connects the buildings and is adjacent to the courtyard. Albany Skatepark The Albany Skatepark is a variable altitude concrete structure in which skateboarders, in-line skaters, and rollerskaters can come to practice


Albany, Oregon

on US Highway 99E (Pacific Blvd), located in south Albany, Oregon, just east of Corvallis, Oregon. It comprises 13 brick buildings in the Brutalist style, and seven additional contemporary buildings. These buildings are on the perimeter of a giant courtyard, while a covered walkway connects the buildings and is adjacent to the courtyard. caption location Albany (Albany, Oregon), Oregon lat_degrees '''Albany Municipal


Esztergom

maintaining their rule until 1683. Though the Ottomans were mainly engaged in building and fortifying the castle, they also built significant new buildings including mosques, minarets and baths. These structures, along with the contemporary buildings, were destroyed in the siege of 1683 (Great Turkish War) resulting in the liberation of Esztergom - though some Turkish buildings prevailed up to the beginning of the 18th century. The last time the Ottoman forces attacked Esztergom Great


Baton Rouge, Louisiana

when it was completed. Several plantation homes in the area such as Magnolia Mound Plantation House, Myrtles Plantation, and Nottoway Plantation showcase antebellum-era architecture. Louisiana State University has over 250 buildings in Italian Renaissance style, one of the nation's largest college stadiums, and is endowed with many live oaks. Several examples of modern and contemporary buildings are downtown, including the Louisiana State Museum - Baton Rouge Capitol Park


Beijing

. The '''National Stadium''' or ''Bird's Nest'' in Chaoyang District (Beijing Chaoyang) is a new major landmark and the symbol of the 2008 Olympic Games. Two '''contemporary buildings''' in Chaoyang District (Beijing Chaoyang) are remarkable landmarks: the CCTV Building (sometimes called ''The Underpants'' or ''Bird Legs'' by locals) and the World Trade Center Tower III. Both are outstanding examples of contemporary architecture. There are also a number of remarkable remains from the '''medieval


Washington, D.C.

;Sojourner TruthInstitute" In 1865, while working at the Freedman's Hospital in Washington, Truth rode in the streetcars to help force their desegregation. 200px right thumb Hendricks Chapel (Image:Hendrickschapelsu.jpg) The university is set on a campus that features an eclectic mix of buildings, ranging from nineteenth-century Romanesque (Romanesque architecture) structures to contemporary buildings designed by renowned architects such as I.M. Pei. The center of campus, with its grass quadrangle, landscaped walkways, and outdoor sculptures, offers students the amenities of a traditional college experience. The university overlooks downtown Syracuse, a medium-sized city (140,600 residents in 2008).


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