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101 County Durham Gems

by Mark Abel

<p>Written for those who find delight in the unexpected treasures to be found in the wonderful region of Durham and Teesside.<br /> With its year round beauty and drama, ranging from street art reflecting the industrial heritage to sculptures ...

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A Guide to Post-Industrial Detroit: Unconventional Tours of an Urban Landscape

by Theresa Welsh

<p>The city of Detroit, Michigan has become a magnet for “urban explorers,” people who like to roam around the ruins of formerly occupied urban areas. Motivations vary: curiosity; desire to photograph urban decay; for graffiti artists, an ideal ...

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A History of Mormon Landmarks in Utah:

Monuments of Faith

by Andy Weeks

The home state of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a land of rugged mountains, deep canyon lands and majestic rivers. Utah and Mormon history are entwined, as so many early followers of the faith settled the region beginning in

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A Rift in the Earth

Art, Memory, and the Fight for a Vietnam War Memorial

by James Reston Jr.

<p><strong>A Distinguished and Bestselling Historian and Army Veteran Revisits the Culture War that Raged around the Selection of Maya Lin's Design for the Vietnam Memorial</strong><br /> <em>A Rift in the Earth</em> tells the remarkable story ...

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A Tale of Two Bridges

The San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridges of 1936 and 2013

by Stephen Mikesell

<p><em>A Tale of Two Bridges</em> is a history of two versions of the San Francisco—Oakland Bay Bridge: the original bridge built in 1936 and a replacement for the eastern half of the bridge finished in 2013. The 1936 bridge revolutionized ...

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A1 Landmarks

Fascinating Points Along the Route

by James Clark

<p>The A1, Britain’s longest numbered road, is a ribbon of tarmac that stretches for 396 miles and threads its way into the heart of two great capital cities. It is a direct descendant of the Great North Road, whose route it still partially ...

ISBN: 9781445654515

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Agra's Taj Mahal: India Travel Guide

by X2PN E-Learning Ltd

<p>On tourist trails and travel agency brochures, what is India synonymous with? Apart from spicy curries and colourful festivals, it is the Taj Mahal. Any visit to this land of paradoxes is incomplete without a stop-over at this beautiful ...

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Allegheny Cemetery

by Lisa Speranza & Nancy Foley

It is easy to look at a place such as Allegheny Cemetery in Pittsburgh’s Lawrenceville neighborhood and think that it encompasses strictly the dead. But a closer look reveals many lives and stories told throughout the pages of time by those who ...

ISBN: 9781439658932

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Arnold Arboretum

by Lisa E. Pearson

Established in 1872 and designed in collaboration with landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, the Arnold Arboretum is a National Historic Landmark. Founded as a partnership between the City of Boston and Harvard University, the Arnold ...

ISBN: 9781439655009

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Ballpark

Baseball in the American City

by Paul Goldberger

<p><strong>An exhilarating, splendidly illustrated, entirely new look at the history of baseball: told through the stories of the vibrant and ever-changing ballparks where the game was and is staged, by the Pulitzer Prize-winning architectural ...

ISBN: 9780525656241

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Barcelona Travel Guide 2018

Discover Barcelona, Gaudi's city, and much more

by Mobile Library

<p><strong>Welcome to Barcelona, Gaudi's city, and much more.</strong></p> <p>The capital of Catalunha's region (Spain) is a city where you feel good, safe and with a lot to see. It's inevitable to feel like you've been won over by Antoni ...

ISBN: 9788828318002

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Berkeley Walks

Revealing Rambles through America's Most Intriguing City

by Robert E. Johnson & Janet L. Byron

<div>Berkeley Walks celebrates the things that make Berkeley such a wonderful walking city-diverse architecture, panoramic views, tree-lined neighborhoods, historic homes, unusual gardens, secret pathways, hidden parks, vibrant street life, ...

ISBN: 9781938901515

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Boston Light

by Sally R. Snowman & James G. Thomson

<p>On September 14, 1716, Boston Light became the first lighthouse established in Colonial America. With many ships floundering in the treacherous waters of the Massachusetts harbor, there was a great need for navigational aid. At night and ...

ISBN: 9781439657157

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Bound and Unbound

by Arun Ogale

<p>Interested in architecture, but don’t know where to start?This book is exactly what you need! Bound and unbound is a compilation of Ar. Arun Ogale’s articles. It discusses and spreads meaningful information and background behind architecture ...

ISBN: 9781947283015

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Boundaries

by Maya Lin

<p>Renowned artist and architect Maya Lin's visual and verbal sketchbook—a unique view into her artwork and philosophy.</p> <p>Walking through this parklike area, the memorial appears as a rift in the earth -- a long, polished black stone wall,

ISBN: 9781501146565

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Building Grand Central Terminal

by Gregory Bilotto & Frank DiLorenzo

<p>Built in the heart of the Empire City is the world's greatest and most iconic railway terminal. A colossal Beaux-Arts style transport nexus, Grand Central Terminal was completed in 1913 from the legacy of the railroad tycoon Cornelius ...

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Building Histories

The Archival and Affective Lives of Five Monuments in Modern Delhi

by Mrinalini Rajagopalan

<p><em>Building Histories</em> offers innovative accounts of five medieval monuments in Delhi—the Red Fort, Rasul Numa Dargah, Jama Masjid, Purana Qila, and the Qutb complex—tracing their modern lives from the nineteenth century into the ...

ISBN: 9780226331898

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Building Washington National Cathedral

by R. Andrew Bittner

Washington National Cathedral is a Gothic great church built between 1907 and 1990. Despite being built entirely during the 20th century, the techniques used were the same as those used on the centuries-old Gothic churches in Europe. What ...

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Buildings and Landmarks of 20th- and 21st-Century America: American Society Revealed

by Elizabeth B. Greene & Edward Salo

<p>This engaging book uses buildings and structures as a lens through which to explore various strands of U.S. social history, revealing the connections between architecture and the cultural, economic, and political events before and during ...

ISBN: 9781440839931

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Buried Beneath Cleveland

Lost Cemeteries of Cuyahoga County

by William G. Krejci

The dead do not always rest in peace. Occasionally, they wind up in the backyard. As towns grew in Cuyahoga County during the late 1800s, many of its cemeteries were relocated to make room for urban sprawl. But not all of these graves made the ...

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