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SEAGLASS CAROUSEL: NYC

New York City’s $16 million exotic fish-themed carousel.      

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POLY CANYON ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN VILLAGE: SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA

The 9-acre Experimental Structures Facility hidden in the hills behind California Polytechnic State University is an architectural treasure trove containing a quirky array of experimental structures built by teams of architecture and design students between 1963 and 2009.  

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FROM HUGHES TO HERCULES

In the 1940’s Howard Hughes bought 380 acres of the Ballona wetlands to build a private airport. During WWII his Hughes Aircraft Company built numerous hangers on the site including the massive wooden hangar where the reclusive business tycoon built […]

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RIP 6TH STREET BRIDGE

The city bids farewell to an iconic L.A. landmark by throwing it one last party before demolition begins in January and its flowy $428-million replacement is completed in 2019.  

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TILIKUM CROSSING

Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People is the newest span to cross the Willamette River in Portland, OR    

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WAYFARERS CHAPEL

Located on a knoll overlooking the ocean at Portuguese Bend, the “Glass Church” was designed by Lloyd Wright, architect and son of Frank Lloyd Wright.      

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SEA RANCH CHAPEL

Designed in 1984 by James T. Hubbell, a San Diego-based architect known for his focus on blending art & architecture into the natural spaces, this non-denominational chapel sits on a tree-studded meadow off Highway 1, overlooking the Sonoma Coast.   […]

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THE HISTORIC LOS ANGELES THEATRE

An all access pass inside the final and most spectacular theatre built in the historic Broadway Theater District in DTLA.              

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PORTAL OF THE FOLDED WINGS

Why is there a 21-foot-long model of the Space Shuttle sitting in a semi-rundown NOHO cemetery?    

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HARD LUCK MINE CASTLE

A private tour of Randy Johnston’s remote 4-story, 8,000-square-foot desert castle which has been under construction for the past 16 years.      

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