When Donald Trump built Trump Tower in 1983, it became one of the most recognizable mixed-use skyscrapers in the world, as it is visually striking and very elegant with its sawtooth faceting. Rising 664 feet above 5th Avenue between East 56th and East 57th streets, Trump Tower was completed in 1983 as the tallest all-glass structure in Manhattan. Der Scutt, of Swanke, Hayden & Connell, designed the 58-story mixed-use skyscraper. The tower’s design was brilliantly executed with nice landscaping hosting vocal performances during the Christmas seasons, and has become the most charming display in The Big Apple famed for its Holiday Celebrations.
Giuliani and U.S. President George W. Bush—pledged to quickly rebuild the World Trade Center site as an inspiring symbol of American resilience and triumph over terrorism” (“9/11: Rebuilding”). Within the decade, a new era rose from the ashes. A memorial was constructed at Ground Zero commemorating those who lost their lives in the attacks. As of 2016, architects designed and built three of the seven planned buildings to replace their previous counterparts. One World Trade Center, the tallest building in not only the United States but also the Western Hemisphere, is New York’s new pride and dominates the modern skyline.
Bose, 2010) and the completion of the building in 1931 it didn’t have a great welcoming and due to the great depression was know as the “Empty State Building” and only started to produce profits in 1950 (C V. Bagli and P. Lattman, 2011). The opening of the Building on 1 May 1931 President H. Hoover performed a symbolic grand opening to the Empire State building as it was made to look as if he had switch the lights on from the White House in Washington DC when in actually fact as he pushed the button “to switch on the lights” someone in Manhattan literally turned on the lights to the building from inside. From 1931-1973 the Empire State building was the tallest building in the world.(L. Krystek,
In 1971, he became involved in profitable building projects in Manhattan. In 1980, he opened the Grand Wyatt which made him the city's best-known and most controversial developer. Back in 2004, he began starring in the hit NBC reality series, "The Appearance".
"I pray Heaven to bestow the best of blessing on this house [the White House] and on all that shall hereafter inhabit it. May none but honest and wise men ever rule under this roof!" exclaims Founding Father John Adams. What America and its people have come to know as an image of their country all started with a pen, paper, and approval from Congress in 1790. The White House, which is the home of the president and Executive Branch, imitates America 's Greek and Roman ideology with its neoclassical architecture. Designed by the brilliant architectural mind of a young Irish immigrant James Hoban, the White House has stood roughly as the same building at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C. for 200 years.
Last, the Great Sphinx. The Great Sphinx is at Giza near Cairo in Egypt. It sits in a depression to the south of the pyramid of the Pharaoh Khafre at the west bank of the Nile River. The Sphinx is a stone sculpture of a creature with a human
Gilgamesh vs. Enkidu Gilgamesh is the great king of Uruk, who was two-thirds god and one-third human. He was physically beautiful, immensely strong, and very wise. He probably ruled around 2700 B.C.E. and was remembered for the building of Uruk’s monumental city walls, which were ten kilometers long and fitted with nine hundred towers. He is the greatest of all men, and both his virtues and his flaws are outsized.
The Tacoma Narrows Bridge opened to the public on 1 July 1940, construction having been completed in just one year and seven months. It had a span of 1810 metres, the third longest in the world at the time, and promised to bring great economic growth to the Kitsap Peninsula in the US state of Washington. However, after its spectacular collapse on 7 November 1940, just four months after its completion, the Tacoma Narrows suspension bridge is now remembered as one of the most famous structural failures in history. The Tacoma Narrows forms part of the Puget Sound strait, which separates the Kitsap Peninsula from the Washington mainland.
The RMS Titanic is one of the most famous ocean liners that has sailed the Atlantic. She was the largest ship of it’s time and was ironically nicknamed the “unsinkable” ship. No one would know the irony of that statement until her first and last voyage from Southampton, England to New York City. On the morning of April 15th, 1912 the Titanic collided with an iceberg. After 2 hours and 40 minutes of her hull filling with water, her stern rose up into the air and broke in two before sinking in the great Atlantic.
(Walten, K. (2013) The Pyramid of the Magician is both the most famous and the largest of all of the pyramids at Uxmal. At its highest point, it is almost 115 feet tall. The name Pyramid of the Magician comes from an old story the Mayans told about how it was built. The story is about a dwarf who hatched from an egg, and within a day, he grew into an adult.
Today, Tokyo is Japan’s capital and is the world’s most populous metropolis. Tokyo has evolved into a wonderful and amazing city in which many admire, and a lot has changed since the preceding centuries. In the earlier days, Tokyo was originally known as Edo (a small fishing village) during the 16th century, and was formerly part of the old Musashi Province. Ōta Dōkan, who was a Japanese samurai warrior-poet, military tactician and Buddhist monk, built the Edo Castle in 1457. The ever so evolving Edo period during the 18th century, became one of the largest cities in the world with a population topping one million people.
The last undiscovered lands on Earth, including interior Africa and Asia, were discovered during this century, and with the exception
The two pools are perhaps the most significant objects at the location due to the fact they were built right at the footprints of where the World Trade Center buildings use to sit. A museum is also present in between the two pools; this is where the visitors and tourist would go if they decided to purchase a ticket for the general tour. The new One World Trade Center (Freedom Tower) is also present; it is located several feet north of the North Pool and is 1776 feet tall. An interesting fun fact about the height of the tower is that it resembles the year our nation’s Declaration of Independence was signed. The Freedom Tower also went on to become the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, surpassing the Willis Tower in Chicago.
Cedar Point is known for some of their famous rides. The most famous ride at Cedar Point is Millennium Force. When it opened it broke 10 world records. But there are many more rides that are famous like Top Thrill Dragster, Magnum XL 200, Maverick, Gemini, Gatekeeper, Wicked Twister, Raptor, The Cyclone, and Mean Streak. Top Thrill Dragster and Gemini both opened as the tallest and fastest in the world when they opened.
Moving forward into the 19th century, Detroit started to develop and become more prominent during Gilded Age. The Economy was rapidly growing and so was the city. It was a beautiful city, which was full of green space, culture, and stunning architecture. Detroit was one of the earliest states in America to build some of the tallest skyscrapers. It was culturally developed as well with its well-funded theaters and art museums.