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Manhattan Bridge

Manhattan Bridge

The Manhattan Bridge is a suspension bridge that crosses the East River in New York City, connecting Lower Manhattan at Canal Street with Downtown Brooklyn at the Flatbush Avenue Extension. The main span is 1,470 ft (448 m) long, with the suspension cables being 3,224 ft (983 m) long. The bridge’s total length is 6,855 …

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Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, California. Located within 5.7 square miles and surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood, it had a population of 34,109 at the 2010 census and an estimated population of 34,183 in 2018. The city is home to many celebrities, luxury hotels, and the Rodeo …

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Original Starbucks

The Pike Place Starbucks store, commonly called the Original Starbucks, is the first Starbucks store, established in 1971 at Pike Place Market in downtown Seattle. The store has kept its early appearance over time. While commonly referred to as the first Starbucks location, the current address is the second for the Pike Place store. The …

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The Amazon Spheres

The Amazon Spheres

The Amazon Spheres are three spherical conservatories that are part of the Amazon headquarters campus in Seattle. Designed by NBBJ and landscape firm Site Workshop, the three glass domes are covered in pentagonal hexecontahedron panels and serve as an employee lounge and workspace. The domes, which range from three to four stories tall, house 40,000 …

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Stanford University

Stanford University is known for its academic achievements, wealth, close proximity to Silicon Valley, and selectivity; it ranks as one of the world’s top universities. The university was founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford in memory of their only child, Leland Stanford Jr., who had died of typhoid fever at age 15 the previous …

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Rio Landmark: Christ the Redeemer Statue

Christ the Redeemer is an Art Deco statue of Jesus Christ French engineer. Address: Corcovado Mountain, Rio de Janeiro Built: Oct 12, 1931 Height: 98 feet Architects: Paul Landowski · Heitor da Silva Costa · Albert Caquot · Gheorghe Leonida Material: Soapstone · Concrete

Canada Place

Canada Place is a building situated on the Burrard Inlet waterfront of Vancouver, British Columbia. It is the home of the Vancouver Convention Centre, the Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel, Vancouver’s World Trade Centre, and the virtual flight ride FlyOver Canada. The building’s exterior is covered by fabric roofs resembling sails. It is also the main …

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Granville Island

Granville Island is a peninsula and shopping district in Vancouver, located across False Creek from Downtown Vancouver under the south end of the Granville Street Bridge. Address: 1253 Johnston St, Vancouver BC V6H 3R9 Phone: +1 604-683-7373

Science World

Science World is a science centre in Vancouver. Address: 1455 Quebec St, Vancouver BC V6A 3Z7 Phone: +1 604-443-7440 Architects: R. Buckminster Fuller · Bruno Freschi · Boak Alexander

Capilano Suspension Bridge

The Capilano Suspension Bridge is a suspension bridge crossing the Capilano River. The current bridge is 140 metres long and 70 metres above the river. Phone: +1 604-985-7474 Address: 3735 Capilano Rd, North Vancouver District, V7R 4J1 Architect: George Grant Mackay Length: 449 feet Height: 230 feet (Architectural)

Gastown

Gastown is the original settlement that became the core of the creation of Vancouver. Currently, it is a national historic site and a neighbourhood in the northwest end of Downtown Eastside, adjacent to Downtown Vancouver. Address: 145-332 Water St, Vancouver BC V6B 1B6 Phone: +1 604-683-5650 More information

Stanley Park

Stanley Park is a 405-hectare public park and is mostly surrounded by waters of Burrard Inlet and English Bay. It was named after Lord Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby, a British politician who had recently been appointed Governor General. Address: Stanley Park Cswy, Vancouver, BC V6G 1Z4 Established: 1888 Area: 1.56 sq miles Burials: E. …

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